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1775 (1) A new order was evolving in all American life and certainly in regard to Indian affairs. The Continental Congress had taken over administration of all American governmental and business matters; and (1) about a mile from the confluence (1) across from the present Coshocton (1) also up the latter and the New River to the Lead Mines (1) and James Wilson were elected Indian Commissioners for this department. They (1) and on October 3rd crossed the Ohio (really the Allegheny). On the 14th (1) and they had not stopped their retreat until they had crossed the Tuscarawas (1) as they thought. In August (1) as well as in the proceedings (1) Benjamin Franklin (1) Bolivar (1) every surviving white captive in their possession (1) far and near (1) Fort Pitt; Fort McIntosh; Arriving at Fort Pitt on or about August 6th [1778] (1) General McIntosh immediately planned the advance. He saw that a forward base of operations from which the expedition could (1) hand (1) he being then the most prominent trader in the region. (1) in addition to solemn promises of lasting peace (1) in Pennsylvania (1) in turn (1) it willappear that military activities within this vast terrain were under the control of (1) Itwasthesummerof1764beforesufficientforcescouldbe raised to carry out the follow-up thrust that Bouquet knew would be necessary to give his victory permanent results. The savages had abandoned every village in the Ohio valley after their defeat at Bushy R (1) named Richard Butler to be Agent at Pittsburgh (1) nearly a hundred miles west of Fort Pitt. There they felt safe in the depths of the forests whither the white scourge could not follow (1) Ohio). On October 25th they arrived at the Forks of the Muskingum (1) on July 12 (1) or under the aegis of its commanders (1) Patrick Henry (1) plans (1) plots (1) reported to (1) the army started from Carlisle (1) they crossed the Tuscarawas (called the Muskingum (1) they had created three Indian departments (1) Tuscarawas Branch; at present (1) very near the North Carolina border. Up the Allegheny River (1) where Bouquet by sheer iron will wrung from the savages (1) with hostages to insure proper performance of these conditions. (1) with the Middle Department headquartered at Pittsburgh. On July 13 (1)
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