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" I have not far to go for an instance ; this very ground that is under me (striking it with his foot) was my land and inheritance and is taken from me by fraud. "
The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the author by J. Sparks - 第 127 頁
Benjamin Franklin 著 - 1840
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Publications of the Historical Society of Schuylkill County, 第 3 卷

Historical Society of Schuylkill County - 1911
...who have lived longer in it, being but lately come among us. I have not far to go for an instance ; this very ground that is under me (striking it with...land lying between Tohiccon creek and Wyoming on the Susquehanna river. I have not only been served so in this government, but the same thing has been done...
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A History of Wilkes-Barré, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania: From Its ..., 第 1 卷

Oscar Jewell Harvey - 1909
...the English had defrauded them of their lands. He continued : "I have not far to go for an instance. This very ground that is under me (striking it with...Tohiccon Creek* and Wyoming on the River Susquehanna. I have not only been served so in this Government, but the same thing has been done to me as to several...
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Empire of Fortune: Crowns, Colonies, and Tribes in the Seven Years War in ...

Francis Jennings - 1990 - 520 頁
...Pennsylvania's government or others? "I have not far to go for an Instance," responded Teedyuscung; "this very ground that is under me (striking it with...was my Land and Inheritance, and is taken from me by fraud."79 Thus rose the long-haunting spectre of the Walking Purchase of 1737, and it so frightened...
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Benjamin Franklin, Politician

Francis Jennings - 1996 - 240 頁
...Teedyuscung did not hesitate, or equivocate. "I have not far to go for an Instance," he responded, "this very ground that is under me (striking it with...was my Land and Inheritance, and is taken from me by fraud."14 Thus returned the ghost of the Walking Purchase to confirm Quaker suspicions of mistreatment...
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Picturing Imperial Power: Colonial Subjects in Eighteenth-century British ...

Beth Fowkes Tobin, Associate Professor Department of English Beth Fowkes Tobin - 1999 - 306 頁
...Delawares, Teedyuscung, a Delaware chief treating at Easton in 1756 with the colonial government, responded: "this very ground that is under me (striking it with...Land and Inheritance, and is taken from me by fraud." Detailing the various forms of frauds, Teedyuscung explained how the sons of William Penn "forge[d]...
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The First Global War: Britain, France, and the Fate of North America, 1756-1775

William R. Nester - 2000 - 308 頁
...whites. At one point, Teedyuscung stamped his foot and declared, "this very ground that is under me was my Land and Inheritance, and is taken from me by fraud." He referred, of course, to the notorious "walking purchase" of 1737. One accusation in particular split...
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The Lehigh Valley: A Natural and Environmental History: A Natural and ...

...twenty years earlier; during the speech, he allegedly exclaimed, "This very Ground that is under me was my Land and Inheritance, and is taken from me by Fraud." Both sides agreed to a truce, provided that the whole matter of the land purchase would be investigated....
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Native New Yorkers: The Legacy of the Algonquin People of New York

Evan T. Pritchard - 2002 - 490 頁
...wrongdoing]! This very ground under me (striking it with his foot) was my land by inheritance, and it is taken from me by fraud. When I say 'this' ground,...Tohiccon Creek and Wyoming, on the river Susquehanna! I have not only been served so in this government, but the same thing has been done to me as to several...
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Native Pragmatism: Rethinking the Roots of American Philosophy

Scott L. Pratt - 2002 - 336 頁
...response, he says that he did not need to go far for an example of the primary cause of the Native attacks. "This very Ground, that is under me (striking it with...Land and Inheritance, and is taken from me by Fraud" (Van Doren and Boyd 1938, 157). The point, Teedyuscung says, is not that no land may be sold: "A Bargain...
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Germans and Indians: Fantasies, Encounters, Projections

Colin Gordon Calloway, Gerd Gem_nden, Susanne Zantop - 351 頁
...complaints in greater detail. To this Teedyuscung responded, "I have not far to go for an Instance; this very Ground that is under me (striking it with...was my Land and Inheritance, and is taken from me by fraud."27 The Delawares had been pushed from the Forks of the Delaware to a new settlement on the Susquehanna...
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