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Power, Major, shot at, 366.

Powers, John, early settler, 126.

Powers, William, 122.

Presbyterians, 50, 54, 57, 168.

Presque Isle, 65.

Preston county, W. Va., 280; census (1830), 56, 63.

Preston, James Patton, governor of Virginia, 51.

Preston, John, marries Elizabeth Patton, 51.

Preston, William, militia officer, 51; settles on Holston, 59; in Sandy-creek voyage, 81, 83; surveyor, 145, 146; in Dunmore's war, 152, 165; Journal, 82; Register of Indian Depredations, 57, 75, 87, 90.

Price, Maj., on Wayne's campaign, 425.

Price's settlement, Ky., 200.

Pricket, ——, killed by Indians, 245.

Pricket, Josiah, killed by Indians, 161.

Pricket's creek, 151.

Prince William county, Va., 71.

Pringle, Charity, 119.

Pringle, John and Samuel, adventures of, 117-122.

Prior, John, killed by Indians, 292.

Pritchet, John, killed by Indians, 243.

Province, John, early settler, 123.

Province, Mrs., buries Bald Eagle, 136.

Pryor, John, scouting adventure, 242, 243.

Purgatory creek, 89, 91.

Purgatory mountain, 89.

Putnam, Rufus, heads Marietta colonists, 389, 390; peace commissioner, 412.

Quakers, 124, 240.

Quebec, founded by Champlain, 4, 5.

Raccoon creek, 299.

Radcliff, Daniel, killed by Indians, 367.

Radcliff, John, early settler, 121, 122.

Radcliff, Stephen, attacked by Indians, 311.

Radcliff, William, early settler, 121, 122.

Ralston, James, killed by Indians, 287.

Ranck, Geo. W., 274.

Randolph, Beverly, peace commissioner, 412.

Randolph county, W. Va., census (1830), 56, 63; settled, 74.

Ray, James, adventures with Indians, 201.

Ray, William, killed by Indians, 201.

Read, John, finds Davisson, 283.

Red Hawk, Shawnee warrior, 209.

Red river, De Soto on, 8.

Redhawk, Delaware chief, 172.

Redstone (Brownsville, Pa.), first settled 77-80, 123, 216; De Villiers at, 74; Decker massacre, 77, 78; in Dunmore's war, 134, 141, 150; tory trials, 231, 232: militia from, 271; emigrants from, 390, 392; road to Marietta, 399.

Reece, ——, attacked by Indians, 239.

Reece, Miss, wounded by Indian, 239.

Renick family, attacked by Indians, 89-91.

Reynolds, ——, at seige of Bryant's station, 350, 351, 353, 354.

Rice, Daniel, attacked by Indians, 361.

Rich mountain, 126.

Richards, Arnold and Paul, killed by Indians, 345.

Richards, Conrad, attacked by Indians, 251, 252.

Richmond, Va., 62.

Riffle, ——, early settler, 126.

Roanoke county, Va., 61; Salling in, 49.

Roanoke river, 70; explored, 48; in New-river foray, 96, 99; settlements raided by Shawnees, 61, 81, 82.

Robertson, Dr., on origin of Indians, 25.

Robertson family, killed by Indians, 158.

Robertson, James, at Watauga treaty, 192.

Robinson, ——, explorer, 124; killed by Indians, 161.

Robinson, Mrs. Edward, discovers Hull's body, 383.

Robinson, Maj., searches for Mrs. Cunningham, 370.

Robinson, William, captured by Indians, 156-158.

Rockbridge county, Va., Salling in, 48; district of Augusta, 49; first settled, 53; census (1830), 56; militia of, 66, 174, 211, 212; massacre in, 172.

Rockcastle river, Boone on, 143, 192.

Rockford, Pa., 210.

Rockingham county, Va., census (1830), 56, 66.

Rogers, John, on Clark's campaign, 258, 259.

Rogers, Joseph, killed by Indians, 308.

Roney, Alexander, killed by Indians, 311, 312.

Roney, Mrs. Alexander, captured by Indians, 311, 312.

Roosevelt, Theodore, Winning of the West, 80, 130, 183, 184, 193, 261, 386.

Rooting creek, 217.

Ross, Tavenor, renegade, 168.

Rowell, Daniel, adventure with Indians, 411.

Royall, Ann, Sketches, 57, 95.

Ruddell, Isaac, arrival in Kentucky, 207; defeated by Bird, 295-297, 350.

Rule, Henry, early settler, 122.

Runner, Elijah, murders Bald Eagle, 135.

Runyan, John, daughter killed by Indians, 419.

Rush run, foray on, 380, 381.

Russell county, Va., census (1830), 56.

Russell, William, treaty commissioner, 66; in Dunmore's war, 152, 167, 170, 176.

Ryan, John, kills Indians, 135.

Ryswick, treaty of, 195.

St. Asaph's. See Logan's station.

St. Clair, Arthur, arrives at Ft. Washington, 391, 392; names Cincinnati, 391, 392; reports on Harmar's campaign, 395; campaign against Miamis, 400-405, 407, 408, 413; resigns command, 412.

St. Clairsville, O., 338.

St. Joseph river, in Harmar's campaign, 393, 395.

St. Lawrence river, Champlain on, 5.

St. Louis, attacked by English, 254.

St. Mary's river, in Harmar's campaign, 393.

Salem, Va., Salling at, 49; in Sandy-creek voyage, 82.

Salem, Moravian village, 301, 302, 314, 319, 322, 325, 327.

Salisbury, N. C., 191.

Salling, Henry, brother of John Peter, 48.

Salling, John Peter, explorations of, 47-49: settles Augusta, 66.

Salt creek, 175.

Salt licks, in Kentucky, 48, 196, 199, 265, 266; in West Virginia, 265, 361; in Ohio, 267.

Salt river, foray on, 405.

Saluda Old Town, S. C., 59.

Sam (negro), at seige of Wheeling, 356, 357.

Sandusky, early Indians at, 46; in Dunmore's war, 187; McIntosh's expedition against, 252; Moravians at, 316, 317, 320, 327; Crawford's campaign, 327-339; Irvine's expedition, 355; Cozad at, 420.

"Sandy-creek voyage," against Shawnees, 81-86.

Sandy island, Iroquois defeat Shawnees at, 194, 195.

Sandy river, foray on, 373.

Sapoonie Indians, strength of, 46.

Sappington, John, murders Indians, 148, 149.

Sargent, Winthrop, expedition against Ft. Du Quesne, 68.

Savannah, Ga., 237.

Schoolcraft, Austin, killed by Indians, 290.

Schoolcraft, Henry A., Indian Tribes, 40.

Schoolcraft, John, family massacred, 284.

Schoolcraft, Leonard, captured by Indians, 282; turns renegade, 377-379.

Schoolcraft, Matthias, killed by Indians, 310.

Schoolcraft, Michael, captured by Indians, 310.

Schoolcraft, Simon, attacked by Indians, 288, 289; captured by Indians, 310.

Schoenbrunn, Moravian village, 314, 319, 328, 329.

Scioto Company, settles Gallipolis, 60.

Scioto river, Shawnees on, 46; in Sandy-creek voyage, 82, 84; Renick captivity, 91; Hannah Dennis on, 92; in Pontiac's war, 172; Clendenning captivity, 173; in Dunmore's war, 170, 175, 180, 182, 183, 185; during Revolution, 329; military land-claims on, 366; Moore captivity, 374; in Harmar's campaign, 393.

Scoppathus, Mingo chief, 172.

Scotch and Scotch-Irish, on the border, 49, 54, 101, 104, 168; in Georgia, 237; in Pensylvania, 143; in Virginia, 191, 334: in West Virginia, 373.

Scott, Andrew, at seige of Wheeling. 356.

Scott, Capt., killed by Indians, 395.

Scott, Charles, campaign against Miami and Wabash Indians, 406-408; in Wayne's campaign, 426.

Scott county, Va., census (1830), 56.

Scott, David, daughters killed by Indians, 283.

Scott, Jacob, murders Bald Eagle, 135.

Scott, Molly, at seige of Wheeling, 356.

Seekonk, Mingo village, 185.

Seneca Indians, 194; at Easton treaty, 58; rob Findlay, 143. See Mingo Indians.

Senseman, Gottlob, Moravian missionary, 314, 317.

Severns, Ebenezer, on Bullitt's survey, 146.

Sevier, John, at Watauga treaty, 192.

Sewell, Stephen, settles on Greenbrier, 57.

Seybert, Capt., defeated by Indians, 87-89.

Shabosh, killed by whites, 322, 326.

Shakers, 106.

Shamokin, Cayuga village, 155.

Shane manuscripts, 221.

Shawnee Indians, on Upper Ohio, 45; in Ohio, 46; attack Roanoke, 61, 81; Sandy-creek voyage, 82-86; Seybert massacre, 87-89; foray on James, 89-91; villages on Scioto, 92; Stroud massacre, 136, 137; Findlay among, 143; attack Boones, 145; in Dunmore's war, 134, 142, 166, 167, 172, 175-186, 253; murder of Cornstalk, 209-214; Clendenning captivity, 173; Bouquet's expedition, 173; in Kentucky, 194, 195, 201; raided by Clark, 123, 254; during Revolution, 219, 236, 265-268, 271, 273, 333, 334, 336, 347, 354, 355, 374; raided by Logan, 386-388; at Ft. Finney treaty, 388; raided by Wayne, 428.

Shawnee springs, 201.

Shelby, Evans, settles on Holston, 59; in Dunmore's war, 167, 168, 174.

Shelby, Isaac, in Dunmore's war, 169, 170, 174; at Watauga treaty, 192.

Shenandoah county, Va., census (1830), 56; militia of, 164.

Shenandoah valley, 66; explored, 47; early settlers in, 46, 50, 190; Borden grant, 50-53; Fairfax survey, 334; fur trade in, 76, 120; Mrs. Cunningham in, 373.

Shepherd, David, early settler, 125; militia officer, 221, 226, 228, 230; in Brodhead's expedition, 300, 301; at seige of Wheeling, 359; manuscripts of, 221.

Shepherd, Moses, 124.

Shesheequon, Pa., Moravian village. 319.

Shikellemus, Cayuga chief, 155.

Shingiss, Delaware chief, 45, 190, 194, 237.

Shinn, Benjamin, attacked by Indians, 247.

Shinnston, W. Va., 343.

Shiver, John, captured by Indians, 282, 283.

Shores, Thomas, captured by Indians, 201.

Short creek, settled on, 125.

Silver creek, 196.

Simcoe, John G., governor of Canada, 412.

Simpson's creek, 156, 247, 343; settled on, 118, 126; foray on, 366.

Simpson, John, adventures of, 118, 119.

Sims, Bernard, killed by Indians, 291.

Sims, John, attacked by Indians, 291, 383.

Six Nations. See Iroquois.

Skegg's creek, foray on, 385.

Skidmore, John, in Dunmore's war, 170.

Skillern, George, in Hand's expedition, 210, 211.

Slaughter, Col., in Dunmore's war, 167, 175; commandant at Louisville, 291; in Piqua campaign, 305, 307; at Moravian massacre, 321.

Slavery, first importation of negroes, 9, 10.

Sleeth, Alexander and Thomas, early settlers, 121.

Slover, John, captured by Indians, 335-338; Narrative, 335.

Small pox, feared by Indians, 291.

Smally, James, killed by Indians, 282.

Smith, ——, of St. Asaph's, 205.

Smith, Ballard, 94.

Smith, Benjamin, killed by Indians, 91.

Smith, James, imprisoned by French, 67; captured by Indians, 79: chief of "Black-boys," 105, 106, 109-115; explores Kentucky, 115.

Smith, John, attempts western exploration, 64.

Smith, John, in Sandy-creek voyage, 81; militia officer, 90.

Smith, Thomas, killed by Indians, 89, 90.

Smith, Mrs. Thomas, imprisoned by Indians, 90.

Smith, William H., St. Clair Papers, 404.

Snake, John and Thomas, Wyandot chiefs, 316, 317.

Snip, Wyandot chief, 316.

Snodgrass, James, killed by Indians, 374.

Snowy creek, massacre on, 280.

Snyder, Jacob, killed by Indians, 102.

Sodousky, James, on Bullitt's survey, 146.

South Branch (or Fork) of Potomac, 75; Dunkard massacre on, 76, 77; Indians defeated on, 97; Seybert massacre, 87-89; emigrants from, 118-120, 122, 124-126; Indians massacred on, 135.

South Carolina, 46, 59, 160.

Spanish, territorial claims of, 5; colonizing efforts, 7; capture Salling, 48, 49; in Kentucky conspiracy, 130, 254, 258; attack on St. Louis, 254.

Speed, Thomas, Wilderness Road, 384.

Spottswood, Gov., crosses Blue ridge, 64.

Springfield, W. Va., 91.

Sprout run, Borden Manor on, 51.

Squissatego, Seneca brave, 58.

Stalnaker, ——, settles on New, 59.

Stalnaker, Adam, attacked by Indians, 343.

Stalnaker, Jacob, settles on Tygart, 126; attacked by Indians, 343.

Stamford, Ky., 197.

Station Camp creek, Boone on, 143.

Staunton, Va., 91; settlement near, 49, 50; Spectator, 53.

Steele, John, at Point Pleasant, 174.

Stephen, Adam, in Forbes's campaign, 70; in Sandy-creek voyage, 81; in Dunmore's war, 164.

Steeth, John, chases Indians, 246.

Steubenville, O., 78, 320.

Stewart, John, killed by Indians, 234.

Stites, ——, makes Miami purchase, 390.

Stone Coal creek, origin of name, 121.

Stone, Uriah, explores Kentucky, 115.

Stoner, Michael, explores Kentucky, 152, 190.

Stone's river, origin of name, 115.

Stout, Benjamin, 126.

Strait, Jacob, killed by Indians, 375.

Stroud, Adam, killed by Indians, 136-138.

Stuart, Betsy, marries Woods, 54.

Stuart, Charles A., 53.

Stuart, David, marries Jane Lynn, 53.

Stuart, James, killed by Indians, 280.

Stuart, John, pioneer on Greenbrier, 53, 54, 57-59; companion of Boone, 143, 144; in Dunmore's war, 159-161, 169, 170, 174; at murder of Cornstalk, 211, 212; defends Greenbrier, 243-245; Memoir of Indian Wars, 180.

Sullivan, John, campaign against New York Indians, 210.

Susquehanna river, 136; Munsees on, 46; forays on, 101-104.

Swan, John, early settler, 123, 125, 149; militia officer, 226-228; defends Wheeling, 360.

Swope, ——, trapper, 96.

Sycamore shoals, treaty at, 192.

Symmes, John Cleves, secures Miami land-grant, 390-392.

Tanner, Edward, captured by Indians, 342.

Tate, ——, at Point Pleasant, 174.

Tate's creek, 196.

Tawas. See Ottawas.

Taylor, Capt., killed by Indians, 423.

Taylor, Hugh Paul, Sketches, 51, 53, 85.

Tazewell county, Va., census (1830), 55, 56.

Tazewell Court House, Va., raided by Indians, 373, 374.

Tecumseh, conspiracy of, 35, 36; in Waggoner massacre, 409-411.

Tegard, Abraham, early settler, 123.

Telford, Hugh, early settler, 52.

Tennessee, 75; stone graves in, 43; Salling in, 48, 49; early missions in, 106; Boone in, 144, 145.

Tennessee river, 253; Salling on, 48, 49; Holston on, 59; explored by Smith, 115; in Henderson's purchase, 193, 195.

Ten Mile creek, first settlement on, 190; in Dunmore's war, 151; forays on, 238-240, 381.

Terry, Cornet, killed by Indians, 423.

Thomas, Abraham, Sketches, 180.

Thomas, John, early settler, 122, 123; killed by Indians, 309, 310, 343.

Thompson, ——, surveys on Licking, 146.

Thompson, Jethro, house burned by Indians, 383.

Thompson, John, Indian go-between, 263.

Thompson, William, assists "Blackboys." 112, 113.

Todd, John, defends Kentucky, 200; killed at Blue Licks, 351, 353.

Todd, Levi, in Bowman's campaign, 271; in Wabash campaign, 386.

Tomlinson, Benjamin, 149; founds Moundsville, 230.

Tomlinson, Samuel, adventure with Indians, 222.

Tonty, Henri de, with La Salle, 6.

Trails, Warrior branch, 75, 399; Nemacolin's path, 77; Cumberland Gap, 143, 152, 192, 384; Wilderness road, 384.

Transylvania Company, settles Kentucky, 190-196.

Treaties, Ryswick, 195; Paris (1763), 7, 106, 139; Lancaster, 195; Easton, 58; Ft. Stanwix, 45, 70, 195; Lochaber, 195; Bouquet's, 91, 108, 134, 141, 179; Camp Charlotte, 145, 147, 173, 176-186, 195, 197; Watauga, 153, 192, 195; Paris (1782), 365, 384; Au Glaize, 374, 376; Ft. McIntosh, 97, 366, 388; Ft. Finney, 388; Greenville, 141, 147, 420, 430.

Trent, William, at Redstone, 77.

Trigg, Col., killed at Blue Licks, 353,

Triplett, William, killed by Indians, 411, 412.

Trueman, Maj., killed by Indians, 412.

Tugg river, origin of name, 85.

Turkey creek, 99.

Turkey run, 119, 121.

Turtle creek, scene of Braddock's defeat, 67.

Tuscarawas river, McIntosh's expedition, 256, 261; Moravian missions on, 219, 301, 313-317, 320, 336.

Tuscarora Indians, legend of, 18.

Twightee Indians, strength of, 46.

Twitty, William, at Watauga treaty, 192; killed by Indians, 196.

Tygart, David, settles in Tygart's valley, 74, 75.

Tygart's valley, first settled, 74, 126; Pringles in, 117-122; in Dunmore's war, 151; during Revolution, 284, 286, 287, 311; miscellaneous forays in, 232-235, 341, 343, 421, 422, 428.

Tyler county, W. Va., census (1830), 56, 63.

Unadilla river, Delawares on, 136.

Uniontown, Pa., 77.

Valley of Virginia, early Indians in, 46; Salling's exploration, 48, 49; McDowell's fight, 52; first settled, 61, 190; Mrs. Cunningham in, 373.

Valley river, 63; Pringles on, 118, 119; in Dunmore's war, 151; during Revolution, 287; forays on, 252, 311.

Van Meter, Jacob, early settler, 123.

Vause, ——, settles on New, 59.

Veech, James, Monongahela of Old, 79, 80.

Vernon, Maj., at Ft. Laurens, 265.

Vigo, M., assists Clark, 258.

Vincennes, Ind., in Clark's campaign, 253-255, 257-261, 386; Hamtramck at, 394.

Virginia, Indian mounds, 40; early tribes, 44-47; Borden manor, 50-53; Loyal Co., 49; Fairfax grant, 50, 51; characteristics of early settlers, 54; Salling's operations, 47-49; early explorations, 64; Ohio Co., 64, 65; Braddock's campaign, 65-69; Forbes's campaign, 69-73; boundary dispute with Pennsylvania, 74, 142; Pontiac's war, 97; New-river foray, 96-99; militia of, 100, 101; border settlements, 125; military land warrants, 145; Wapatomica campaign, 153-155; Dunmore's attitude toward, 179; relinquishes western land claim, 130, 389; Dinwiddie Papers, 86; Calendar of State Papers, 86.

Wabash Indians, raided by Hamtramck, 394; by Scott, 407, 408; agree to peace, 412.

Wabash river, in Clark's campaigns, 257-259, 385, 386; arrival of peace news, 365.

Wachatomakah, Indian village, 336.

Waggoner, John, family massacred by Indians, 408-411.

Waggoner, Peter, captured by Indians, 409-411.

Walden's creek, origin of name, 60.

Walden, Elisha, killed by Indians, 59, 60.

Walholling river, 314, 317.

Walker, Felix, at Watauga treaty, 192; wounded by Indians, 196.

Walker, Thomas, explores Kentucky, 81; Journal, 59.

Walker, William, educated Wyandot, 96, 97.

Wallace, ——, killed by Indians, 319.

Walpole, ——, interest in Pittsylvania, 145.

Wapatomica, McDonald's expedition against, 138, 153-155; Indian council at, 347.

Ward, Mrs., escapes from Indians, 422.

Warrior Branch, Indian trail, 75.

Wars, French and Indian, 65-74, 77-80, 100-106, 143, 190, 334, 387; McDowell's fight, 66; Sandy-creek voyage, 81-86; Bouquet's campaign, 106-109; Braddock's campaign, 143, 145, 147, 169; Forbes's campaign, 145, 150, 190; Pontiac's war, 73, 97, 141, 172; Dunmore's war, 66, 78, 127, 134-190, 209, 253, 334; Revolution, 66, 78, 86, 124, 145, 146, 177, 178, 182, 187-365, 382, 387; Hand's campaign. 209-211; Harmar's, 384, 393-395, 400, 408; St. Clair's, 400-405, 407, 408, 413; Wayne's, 412-428.

Warwick, ——, early settler, 126.

Warwick, Jacob, attacked by Indians, 286, 287.

Warwick, William, attacked by Indians, 287.

Washburn, Benjamin, attacked by Indians, 247.

Washburn, Charles, killed by Indians, 345.

Washburn, Isaac, killed by Indians, 241.

Washburn, James, tortured by Indians, 250, 251.

Washburn, Stephen, killed by Indians, 250.

Washington county, Ky., 106, 190.

Washington county. Pa., settled, 125; militia of, 320, 327, 328.

Washington county, Va., census (1830), 56; militia of, 165, 174, 268; threatened by Bird, 299.

Washington, George, in French and Indian war, 45, 65, 67, 69, 71, 74, 77, 100, 101, 145, 334; friendship for Andrew Lewis, 70; advises Sandy-creek voyage, 81; on Seybert massacre, 87; in Revolutionary war, 106; friend of Rufus Putman, 389; Tour to the Ohio, 73.

Watauga river, treaty with Indians on, 153, 192.

Waterford. O., founded, 393.

Wayne, Anthony, general of army, 412; campaign against Western Indians, 147, 412-428.

Webb, Jonas, early settler, 126.

Wells, Bazaleel, at Point Pleasant, 174.

Wells, Maj., on Shawnee campaign, 355.

Wellsburg, W. Va., 380.

Welsh, on the border, 49.

West, Alexander, 378; chases Indians, 246, 311; adventure with Indians, 287-290; on Lowther's expedition, 376, 377; sketch, 288.

West Augusta, district of, 63; first justice of peace, 127.

West, Charles, chases Indians, 246.

West, Edmund, Sr., attacked by Indians, 288; killed by Indians, 377-379.

West, Edmund, Jr., family attacked by Indians, 378, 379.

West Fork river, origin of name, 122; first settlements on, 126, 127; in Dunmore's war, 151, 156; during Revolution, 240, 311, 312, 343; miscellaneous forays on, 217, 218, 250, 251, 366, 367, 376, 400, 410, 411, 414, 419, 422, 428.

West Newton, Pa., departure of Marietta pilgrims, 389.

West Virginia, character of early Indians in, 36; mounds in, 40; early tribes in, 44-47; census (1830), 63; first settlements in (prior to 1774), 117-133.

Westfall, ——, early settler, 126.

Westfall, O., 176.

Westmoreland county, Pa., 115.

Westmoreland county, Va., militia of, 210, 327, 328; forays in, 301.

Wetzel county, W. Va., 279.

Wetzel, George, Indian fighter, 161.

Wetzel, Jacob, adventure with Indians, 161-163.

Wetzel, John, Indian fighter, 125, 161.

Wetzel, Lewis, Indian fighter, 125, 161-163, 338, 339; sketch, 161.

Wetzel, Martin, Indian fighter, 161.

Wheat, Betsy, at seige of Wheeling, 225.

Wheeling, W. Va., 40; founded, 124, 125; in Dunmore's war, 134, 146, 148, 149, 152-154, 163, 165, 179; first seige of, 219-228, 235; second seige, 224, 356-360; Foreman's defeat, 228-230; during Revolution, 237, 299, 301, 319, 336, 338, 362; McKee's foray, 316, 317.

Wheeling creek, in Dunmore's war, 151, 161.

White Eyes, Delaware chief, 150, 175, 176, 179, 180, 182, 183, 221, 302.

White, John, killed by Indians, 284.

White, William, murders Indians, 136, 137; captured by Indians, 232, 233; killed by Indians, 340.

Whiteman, ——, early settler, 126.

Whitley, Paul, early settler, 52; with Braddock, 66.

Whitley, William, arrival in Kentucky, 197; scout, 271; attacks Indians, 385, 386; Narrative, 203, 205.

Whitley, Mrs. William, adventure with Indians, 203.

Whittlesey, Charles, Fugitive Essays, 183.

Wilkinson, James, attacks Miamis, 407; builds Ft. Recovery, 419.

Williams and Mary college, 145.

Williams, Isaac, explorer, 124.

Williams, John, of Transylvania Co., 191.

Williamsburg, Va., 47, 86, 87, 159, 178; Salling at, 49; John Lewis at, 50; in Dunmore's war, 151, 154.

Williamson, David, expedition against Moravians, 314-318, 320-327; in Crawford's campaign, 327, 328, 331.

Williamson, Lieut., at Ft. Pitt, 78.

Williamson, Peter, captured by Indians, 101-104.

Will's creek, Ohio Co.'s post at, 67, 74, 77.

Wilson, ——, killed at Point Pleasant, 171.

Wilson, Benjamin, 184, 186, 234, 235, 247, 284, 311.

Winchester, Va., 56, 68, 71, 81, 121; fur trade at, 47, 48; threatened by Indians, 101; trial of White, 136; during Revolution, 252.

Wingenund, Delaware chief, 333.

Winston's Meadows, 99.

Wisconsin, Indian mounds in, 42.

Wisconsin Historical Society, manuscripts in library of, 49, 75, 81, 87, 170, 193, 203, 205, 221, 259, 260; Collections, 58.

Wisconsin river, explored by French, 6.

Wolf creek, 82, 392, 393, 396.

Wood, Abraham, discovers Great Kanawha, 64.

Wood county, W. Va., census (1830), 56, 63; first sheriff of, 127.

Wood, Nicholas, killed by Indians, 375.

Woodfin, John, killed by Indians, 249.

Woodford, Col., 72.

Woods, Richard, 54.

Woodson, Obadiah, in Sandy-creek voyage, 81.

Wright, ——, killed by Indians, 344.

Wyalusing, Pa., Moravian village, 319.

Wyandot Indians, early strength of, 46; in Kansas, 96, 97; in Dunmore's war, 172; at Foreman's defeat, 230; during Revolution, 219, 262, 316, 317, 320, 327, 332, 347, 362-364; at Ft. McIntosh treaty, 366, 388.

Wyllys, Maj., killed by Indians, 393, 394.

Wythe county, Va., census (1830), 55, 56.

Yadkin river, Boone on, 143, 144, 205.

Yellow creek, Logan massacre at, 134, 138, 148-150, 184.

Youghiogheny river, crossed by Braddock, 67; early settlements on, 74, 77, 113, 114, 118, 334; Marietta pilgrims on, 389.

Zane, Andrew, adventure with Indians, 222.

Zane, Ebenezer, 148; settles Wheeling, 124, 125; defends Wheeling, 225, 228, 230, 356-360; in Brodhead's expedition, 300.

Zane, Elizabeth, at seige of Wheeling, 359.

Zane, Isaac, captured by Indians, 124; daughter wounded, 418.

Zane, Jonathan, settles at Wheeling, 124; in Dunmore's war, 153.

Zane, Noah, 125, 225.

Zane, Silas, settles at Wheeling, 124; defends Wheeling, 356, 357.

Zanesville, O., 153.

Zeisberger, David, Moravian missionary, 301, 314, 315, 317.



The First American Frontier

An Arno Press/New York Times Collection

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Chronicles of Border Warfare

Alexander Scott Withers

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The First American Frontier

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vii early period, indentifying very large the sources of (identifying) xi whatever for his diligenee and labor in producing it (diligence) 8 adorned with spendid magnificence, who can feel surprised (splendid) 9 Yet, although the philanthopist must weep over (philanthropist) 10 Nothwithstanding those two great evils which have (Notwithstanding) 46 with an aggregate population ef 289,362. (population of) 51 visited Great Britian in 1737 (Britain) 101 Upen the earnest remonstrance and entreaty (Upon) 110 of the commanding officer a party of Higland soldiers (Highland) 112 they did not scruple to intercept the pussage of goods (passage) 113 from the entrace into the Fort, and three centinels on the (entrance) 120 hauch of the others. The low state of their little magazine (haunch) 126 bleeching in the sun, after their murder by the Indians, (bleaching) 160 house, had been dischaaged at them by Indian (discharged) 182 it would be more conconvenient (convenient) 203 draging his wounded body along (dragging) 211 place of rendezvous. This stock was nearly exhaused (exhausted) 216 naturally enough prompts to deeds of revangeful cruelty (revengeful) 309 was in vain. The tomahawk was uplifted, and stoke followed (stroke) 313 in the bloody deeds of their red brethern, yet that (brethren) 323 take upon themseves the entire responsibility (themselves) 345 A most schocking scene was exhibited some time before this (shocking) 345 purpose of washing. While thus engaged three guns (repeated word) 361 miles from its enterance into the Ohio, and was known (entrance) 375 Buffaloe, and as Levi Morgan was engaged in skining (skinning) 385 loss was severely felt thoughout the whole country. (throughout) 387 was the head chief with this three wives and children (his three) 393 if posssible, to a general engagement; and if this (possible) 417 a company which had been sta-stationed (printer's error) 421 assembled to witness the awful spectacle. The croud was (crowd)

Corrections in footnotes:

Introduction: Chapter 3, Footnote 3 consider the running of the guantlet (gauntlet)

Introduction: Chapter 3, Footnote 5 Kis faithful dog shall bear him company. (His)

Chapter 1, Footnote 13 Shehandoah, Frederick, 1772 767 19,750 4,922 (Shenandoah)

Chapter 1, Footnote 17 with his family to Culpeper coanty, which was (Culpeper county)

Chapter 5, Footnote 5 bitten, and the whole patrty suffered exceedingly. (party)

Chapter 10, Footnote 8 of the tribes west and sonthwest of Lake (southwest)

Chapter 18, Footnote 4 to Aprfl 30, 1793. The army was fancifully (April)

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