Notes on the Settlement and Indian Wars of the Western Parts of Virginia and Pennsylvania, from to , Inclusive: Together with a Joseph Doddridge . Joseph Doddridge wrote about what he and his contemporaries actually lived through on the Pennsylvania and Virginia frontiers between and Notes on the Settlement and Indian Wars of the Western Parts of Virginia and Pennsylvania from to , Joseph Doddridge, Narcissa Doddridge.
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Selected pages Title Page. Joseph Doddridge Full view – Popular passages Page – I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan’s cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat ; if ever he ojseph cold and naked, and he clothed him not.
During the course of the last long and bloody war, Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace.
Noyes was my love for the whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed and said, ” Logan is the friend of the white men. Page – There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature.
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This called on me for revenge. I have sought it ; I have killed many ; I have fully glutted my vengeance ; for my country I rejoice at the beams of peace.
But do not harbor a thought that mine noges the joy of fear. Page 93 – Indeed I tremble for my country when I jose;h that God is just ; that his justice cannot sleep forever ; that considering numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution of the wheel of fortune, an exchange of situation is among possible events ; that it may become probable by supernatural interference!
The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest. Page – the child is the father of the man ;’ that ‘ the sins of the fathers are visited upon the children to the third and fourth generation Page 74 – And they took Absalom, and cast him into a great pit in the wood, and laid a very great heap of stones upon him: Page – If there were any buckles, rings, buttons, or ruffles, they josseph the relics of old times ; family pieces, from parents or grand-parents.
The horses were caparisoned with old saddles, old bridles or halters, and pack-saddles with a bag or blanket thrown over them ; a rope or josfph as often constituted the girth, as a piece of leather.
Page – For a long time after the first settlement of this country, the inhabitants in general married young. There was no distinction of rank, and very little of fortune. On these accounts the first impression of love resulted in marriage ; and a family establishment cost but a little labor and nothing else.
Page – The fort consisted of cabins, blockhouses, and stockades. A range of cabins commonly formed one side, at least, of the fort.
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Divisions or partitions of logs separated the cabins from each other. The walls on the outside were ten or twelve feet high, the slope of the roof being turned wholly inward. Page – If the theft was of something of some value, a kind of jury of the neighborhood, after hearing the testimony would condemn the culprit to Moses’ Law, that is to forty stripes, save one. If the theft was of some small article, the offender was doomed to carry on his back the jodeph of the Doddriddge States, which then consisted of thirteen stripes.
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