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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 46 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America, together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published: description of towns and cities. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 28 0 Browse Search
William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 8 0 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 8 0 Browse Search
Wiley Britton, Memoirs of the Rebellion on the Border 1863. 6 0 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 4 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 8, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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enterprise, won the friendship of the natives. But clouds lowered over his path: the Griffin, it seemed certain, was wrecked, thus delaying his discoveries, as well as impairing his fortunes; his men began to despond: alone, of himself, he toiled to revive their courage;—there could be no safety but in union: None, he added, shall stay after the spring, unless from choice. But fear and discontent pervaded the company; and when La Salle planned and began to build a fort on the banks of the Illinois, four days journey, it is said, below Lake Peoria, thwarted by destiny, and almost despairing, he named the fort Crevecoeur. Yet here the immense power of his will appeared. Dependent on himself, fifteen hundred miles from the nearest French settlement, impoverished, pursued Chap. XX.} by enemies at Quebec, and in the wilderness surrounded by uncertain nations, he inspired his men 1680. with resolution to saw trees into plank and prepare a bark; he despatched Louis Hennepin to explor