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CONTENTS OF VOL. II.
EXTENSION OF VIRGINIA SETTLEMENTS AND JURISDICTION TO THE
MISSISSIPPI.-INDIAN HOSTILITIES UPON THE OH10.-A.D. 1776
Argument.-Retrospect of the frontier Settlements of Western Virginia, Pennsylva.
nia, North Carolina, and Kentucky in 1776.—Check to these Settlements by hostile
Cherokees.-Cherokee War.—Three-fold Invasion of Cherokee Country.—" Treaty of
Dewett's Corner."-" Treaty of Long Island," on Holston.-Cherokees retire from
ceded Territory.—Hostilities of Northwestern Tribes.—Kentucky Stations supplied
with Powder by Major Clark.—Posts on the Ohio.-Attack on M'Clellan's Station,
December, 1776.-Hostilities in West Augusta. — County of Kentucky erected.-
Militia Organization in 1777.—District of West Augusta divided into three Counties.
-Ohio County organized.-Settlements in West Augusta.—The Indians attack Har-
rod's Station ; also, Logan's Fort and Boonesborough.-Militia organization in Ohio
County.-Memorable Siege of Boonesborough from July 4th to September.—Captain
Logan's Re-enforcement from North Carolina.—Colonel John Bowman's Re-enforce-
ment.-County of Kentucky organized.—Militia Organization.Extent of Kentucky
County.-Colonel Henderson indemnified for Loss of Transylvania.—Indian Hostili-
ties near the Ohio.-Cornstalk, Ellinipsico, and Red Hawk killed at Point Pleasant.
-Condition of Wheeling Fort.—"Fort Henry.”—Situation and Importance of this
Fort.-Attacked by four hundred Indians under Simon Girty. -Loss of the Garrison
near the Fort.-Incidents of Indian Warfare.—Major M'Cullock.—Captain Mason.-
Major Clark plans the Reduction of Kaskaskia.—The Expedition proceeds from the
Falls."-Surprise and Capture of Kaskaskia and “Fort Gage."-Suspension of Civil
Government in West Augusta.—Martial Law suspended.—Courts organized.-At-
torneys and Attorney-general. — Daniel Boone and twenty-seven Men captured at
INDIAN WARS ON THE OHIO. EXTENSION OF THE AMERICAN
SETTLEMENTS EAST AND SOUTH OF THE OHIO.-A.D. 1781 TO
Argument.-Severe Winter of 1780–81.-Scarcity in Kentucky.-Kentucky divided into
three Counties.—Indian Hostilities on Bear-grass Creek.-Attack on Boone's and
M'Afee's Stations. - Indians contemplate utter Destruction of Kentucky Settle.
ments.-Chickasås attack Fort Jefferson in 1780.—Counties of Kentucky organized.
-General Clark's gun-boat Defense on the Ohio River--Abundant Crops of 1781.
-Indian Hostilities renewed in the Spring of 1782.-Estill's Defeat.-Last Survivor
of his Party.-Indian Hostilities continued.—Laherty's Defeat.-Indian Invasion, un-
der Simon Girty, on Bryant's Station.—Disastrous Battle of Blue Licks.-Colonel Lo.
gan baries the Dead. Upper Ohio.-Settlements of West Augusta harassed.-
Wheeling Campaign against the Moravian Towns.—Horrible Massacre of peaceable
Indians.-Former Position of the Moravian Towns.—Previous Admonitions neglected.
--Disastrous Campaign against Moravians on Sandusky.-Colonel Crawford and Dr.
Knight captured. — Execution and horrid Torture of Colonel Crawford. - British
Agency the Source of Indian Hostilities.-Attack on Wheeling Fort, and on Rice's
Fort. Louer Ohio.-General Clark invades the Indian Country in 1782.-Effects of
this Invasion.—Domestic Prosperity of Kentucky.-Settlements extend North of
Licking.-Flood of Emigration sets into Kentucky.—The “District of Kentucky" or-
ganized.-Peace with Great Britain announced.—Extent of the Kentucky Settle.
ments in 1783.—Population and Moral Condition of the Settlements.-Settlements
extend North of Licking River in 1784–85.—Settlements in Western Virginia . 119
INDIAN HOSTILITIES ON THE OH10.-PREDATORY INCURSIONS INTO
KENTUCKY, AND PARTISAN WARFARE.-A.D. 1785 to 1793.
Argument. The Shawanese resume predatory Incursions.- Indian Horse-stealing-
Object and Extent of these Depredations. The Continuance of them provokes In-
vasion of the Indian Country in 1786.—Plan of Campaign under General Clark and
Colonel Logan.-Colonel Logan destroys Scioto and Mad River Towns.-General
Clark advances to the Wabash.-His further Operations frustrated for Want of Sup-
plies.-A Mutiny ensues.—He returns inglorious to Kentucky.—His Sun sets.–Vir:
ginia comes to his Relief.—The Shawanese commence active Hostilities.-Exposed
Condition of Settlements in Mason County in 1787.--Colonel Todd invades the Paint
Creek Towns.-Bimon Kenton as a Partisan Warrior.- Emigration in 1788.-Indians
harass the Ohio Frontier of Kentucky and Western Virginia.—Depredations and
EXTENSION OF THE FIRST WHITE SETTLEMENTS ACROSS THE OHIO,
UNTIL THE CLOSE OF THE INDIAN WARS.--A.D. 1787 to 1794.
Argument.-Claims of Virginia and other States to “Northwestern Territory' relin-
quished, with certain Reservations.—" Connecticut Reserve."-Virginia military
District.—“ Northwestern Territory' laid off by Ordinance of 1787.—Territorial Gov.
ernment provided.- Partial Occupation by United States. First Settlement on the
Muskingum.-Putnam's Colony, from Connecticut, arrives at Fort Harmar April 17th,