Life of Tecumseh, and of His Brother the Prophet

With a Historical Sketch of the Shawanoe Indians

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Author: Benjamin Drake
Language: English
Wordcount: 85,474 / 254 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.3
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 439
Added to site: 2005.04.30
mnybks.net#: 10222
Genre: Biography
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formed a league for their destruction. The Shawanoes finding themselves thus dangerously situated, asked to be permitted to leave the country, which was granted to them; and they immediately removed to the Ohio. Here their main body settled, and then sent messengers to their elder brother,[A] the Mohicans, requesting them to intercede for them with their grandfather, the Lenni Lenape, to take them under his protection. This the Mohicans willingly did, and even sent a body of their own people to conduct their younger brother into the country of the Delawares. The Shawanoes finding themselves safe under the protection of their grandfather, did not choose to proceed to the eastward, but many of them remained on the Ohio, some of whom settled as far up that river as the long island, above which the French afterwards built fort Duquesne, on the spot where Pittsburg now stands. Those who proceeded farther, were accompanied by their chief, named Gachgawatschiqua, and settled principally at and about the forks of the

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