previous next
“ [324] will move across Red River. Caddo is nearer to Fort Sill than Denison, and would suit the Government better as a magazine of arms and stores. Two words along the wires, just ” Go ahead, “ would bring ten thousand men to Denison, Caddo, and Limestone Gap in less than a week. That country, Sir, is the garden of America. If Ulysses S. Grant will only give the sign, I guess our Texan horse will soon be picketed on the Arkansas.”

I fear that editor is right. Five years after the Indian countries are opened up to capital and labour, as every part of a republic must be opened to the citizens of that republic, the Creeks and Cherokees will own no more soil in Oklahoma than they own in Massachusetts and New York.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
Denison (2)
Ulysses S. Grant (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: