Smith's Canadian Gazetteer: Comprising Statistical and General Information Respecting All Parts of the Upper Province, Or Canada West, with a Map of the Upper Province

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Página 70 - Missionary in the service of the Company for the Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America.
Página 228 - Corlear shall, either jointly or separately, endeavor to attack the country which the Great Spirit has given to our ancestors. This belt preserves my words, and this other, the authority which the Five Nations have given me.
Página 236 - That where any charge or complaint shall be made before any one or more of Her Majesty's justices of the peace...
Página 228 - Yonnondio; what I say is the voice of all the Five Nations. Hear what they answer. Open your ears to what they speak. The Senecas, Cayugas, Onondagas, Oneidas and Mohawks say, that when they buried the hatchet at...
Página 228 - I, and the warriors here present, are come to assure you that the Senecas, Cayugas, Onondagas, Oneidas and Mohawks are yet alive. I thank you in their name, for bringing back into their country the calumet which your predecessor received from their hands. It was happy for you that you left under ground that murdering hatchet that has been so often dyed in the blood of the French.
Página 227 - Garangula, who sat at some little distance before his men, with his pipe in his mouth, and the great Calumet of peace before him, did nothing but look at the end of his pipe during this harangue: when it was finished...
Página 236 - ... witness, pay to such surveyor such sum as the said justice or justices shall direct, to defray the expense of making the alteration and hanging such door or gate, and shall also forfeit and pay a further sum not exceeding forty shillings for his, her, or their neglect therein, to be fixed by and at the discretion of the justice or justices before whom such conviction shall be made.
Página 229 - ... Act of 1774 entrusted the government of the Province to a Governor and Legislative Council of such " persons " resident there, not exceeding twenty-three, nor less than seventeen, as His Majesty shall be pleased to appoint. The Constitutional Act of 1791 upon the division of the Province of Quebec into two separate provinces to be called the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada established for each province a Legislature composed of the three estates of Governor, Legislative Council and Assembly...
Página 158 - Their sufferings and misery were strongly marked in their personal appearance, and the condition of their wigwams ; the latter imperfectly made, and very insufficiently supplied with fuel, could scarcely be said to afford shelter to the ragged and emaciated frames of the elder Indians, whilst the wretchedly diseased appearance of the children spoke still more forcibly of the intoxication and want of food of the parents. Miserable as was their state, it required considerable persuasion to prevail...
Página 189 - With regard to their religious and moral condition, a very decided improvement has taken place within quite a recent period. The Delawares have been converted from Paganism since the year 1783 ; they are all Christians, and belong to the Church of the United Brethren, who maintain a missionary among them. The converted Chippewas and Munsees belong to the Church of England and the Wesleyan Methodist Church; but some of them remain heathens. The Pottawatamies and Oneidas are for the most part heathens....

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