The Territory of Florida, Or, Sketches of the Topography, Civil and Natural History, of the Country, the Climate, and the Indian Tribes: From the First Discovery to the Present Time, with a Map, Views, + C

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A.T. Goodrich, 1837 - 304 pagine
 

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Pagina 190 - The women and children, with the old men, were placed in the centre, and the stoutest men armed with wooden spears, were placed in front, and rear. In this order, they set off like the children of Israel, from a place that had proved an Egypt to them.
Pagina 284 - Mathla, as a compensation for the improvements abandoned by him, as well as to meet the expenses he will unavoidably be exposed to, by his own removal, and that of his connections.
Pagina 281 - ... to remain in the district of country now inhabited by them ; and, in consideration of their friendly disposition, and past services to the United States, it is, therefore, stipulated, between the United States and the aforesaid Chiefs, that the following reservations shall be surveyed, and marked by the Commissioner, or Commissioners, to be appointed under the 8th article of this Treaty : For the use of Nea Mathla and his connections, two miles square, embracing the Tuphulga village, on the waters...
Pagina 281 - James Gadsden, and Bernard Segui, and the undersigned chiefs and warriors, have hereunto subscribed their names and affixed their seals. Done at camp on Moultrie creek, in the territory of Florida, this...
Pagina 279 - ... under the protection of the United States, and of no other nation, power or sovereign whatsoever.
Pagina 119 - Hereda, being. Governor and Captain General of this place, St. Augustine of Florida, and its province, this Fort was finished in the year 1756. The works were directed by the Captain Engineer, Don Pedro de Brozas y Garay.
Pagina 279 - PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO ALL AND SINGULAR TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING: Whereas a Treaty was made and concluded at...
Pagina 283 - Emathlochee, and Econchatimico, six of the principal chiefs of the Florida Indians, and parties to the treaty to which this article has been annexed, have warmly appealed to the commissioners for permission to remain in the district of country now inhabited by them ; and, in consideration of their friendly disposition and...
Pagina 280 - States will furnish them with rations of corn, meat and salt, for twelve months, commencing on the first day of February next. And they further agree, to compensate those individuals who have been compelled to abandon improvements on lands, not embraced within the limits allotted, to the amount of four thousand...
Pagina 194 - The fifth article of capitulation provided "that the island shall, twenty-four hours after the surrender, be ceded to the United States of America, under the express condition that the port of Fernandina shall not be subject to any of the restrictions on commerce that exist at present in the United States, but shall be open, as heretofore, to British and other vessels and produce, on paying the lawful tonnage and import duties ; and, in case of actual war between the United States and Great Britain,...

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