The Territorial Papers of the United States Vol The Territory of Illinois Continued Classic Reprint Excerpt from The Territorial Papers of the United States Vol The Territory of Illinois Continued Sir Agreeable to your instructions I left Capais Grais on the Ins for Praire Du Chien

  • Title: The Territorial Papers of the United States, Vol. 17: The Territory of Illinois, 1814-1818, Continued (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Clarence Edwin Carter
  • ISBN: 9780243140862
  • Page: 121
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from The Territorial Papers of the United States, Vol 17 The Territory of Illinois, 1814 1818, Continued Sir Agreeable to your instructions I left Capais Grais on the Ins for Praire Du Chien, and proceeded on about forty miles above Fort Madison without any occurrence taking place worth relating On the about eighty miles below rock river I met a party of IndianExcerpt from The Territorial Papers of the United States, Vol 17 The Territory of Illinois, 1814 1818, Continued Sir Agreeable to your instructions I left Capais Grais on the Ins for Praire Du Chien, and proceeded on about forty miles above Fort Madison without any occurrence taking place worth relating On the about eighty miles below rock river I met a party of Indians from Praire Du Chien with a packet directed to Governor Clarke, they informed me that every thing was quiet and the Garrison compleated at the Praire, on the same day Lieu Rector of the rangers took a canoe which had a considerable quantity of Indian property in it, and had been just abandoned On the 18th Inst about twenty miles below rock river I was met by a party of 9 Indians bearing a white ag who informed me that they had heard of our approach and met us to conduct us to the town and to inform us that the Socks and Foxes were friendly disposed, they left us a few miles below the mouth of rock river, at the mouth of which we were met by five others who informed me that the Indians at the Village on Rock river about a mile above its mouth wished to hold a council with me, I proceeded on about four miles and halted to hear what they had to say I was there met by about 150 Warriors beside women and children, a chief of the Socks asked if I had any presents for him from his Father, I told him there was, provided he fulfilled the promises he had made his father in the Spring which was to go to war with the Peans He said he had made his Father no such promises and that his father was drunk if he said so But that he was ready to go to war with the Peans if the Government would furnish him with the means He further sd the Mississippi was a broad and straight road and the people of the United States should meet with no obstructions in travelling it We lay at four mile encampment above rock river until the morning of the 21 when I again put out with a fine breeze in order to pass the rapids after proceeding above three miles the boat I was in grounded which compelled me to discharge and put off her loading into the other boats when I again got under way and after proceeding about six miles further the wind increased to a hurricane which separated the boats, my boat being heavy I was afraid of her About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooks This book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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