Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin: Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin; Volume 5

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第 33 頁 - Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness...
第 95 頁 - The chamber where the good man meets his fate Is privileged beyond the common walk Of virtuous life, quite in the verge of Heaven.
第 9 頁 - Now therefore, know all men by these presents, that for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars to me in hand paid by S.
第 170 頁 - Then they went out to see what was done; and came to Jesus, and found the man, out of whom the devils were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.
第 19 頁 - Cocaclin, parallel to a line of the French grants and six miles from Fox. River ; from thence on said parallel line, northwardly six miles; from thence eastwardly to a point on the northeast line of the Indian lands, and being at right angles to the same.
第 273 頁 - ... sundown, & by fire light over Prairie, it being on fire. This was the grandest scene I ever saw, the wind blew a gale all day, the grass was dry, & the fire being in the Prairie, at a distance, where we entered it some men were kindling fire to burn it away from their fences & then let it run — no odds who it burnt up. As the dark came on, the fire shone more brilliant. A cloud of smoke arose on which the fire below shone, & the reflection could be seen for miles — in some instances 40. We...
第 227 頁 - ... the former was no small item — for, with appetites sharpened by pure air and exercise, and with abundance of fresh venison, with fowl, and fish, to satisfy them, the quantity of viands consumed by the party would have astonished modern epicures, and perhaps shock the delicate tastes of city belles. We frequently encamped early in the afternoon — at some spot which attracted our attention from its natural beauty, or romantic appearance — and strolled along the bank of the stream, plucking...
第 273 頁 - By this means we had in view at one time from one to 5 miles of fire in a streak, burning from 2 to 6 feet high. In high grass it sometimes burns 30 feet high, if driven by fierce winds. By the light of this fire we could read fine print for \ a mile or more. And the light reflected from the cloud of smoke, enlightened our road for miles after the blaze of the fire was out of sight.
第 410 頁 - Milwauky or Manawauky river; thence down said river to its mouth; thence north, along the shore of lake Michigan, to the entrance of Green bay; thence up and along Green bay, Fox river, and Winnebago lake, to the place of beginning; excluding all private land claims which the United States have heretofore confirmed and sanctioned.
第 276 頁 - ... command. She had some women making catridges, others loading guns for the men to fire, while she drove round the fort like a fury, cursing & swearing like a pirate. She had all the children drove into one room & one Elizabeth Armstrong. The town of Elizabeth, Jo Daviess County, is named for her. Ed. woman, with a club in hand, appointed to guard them, with strict orders [to] keep them from crying, lest the Indians should think they were frightened, & should thereby be encouraged. The Indians...