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to have died for the glory of God. They passed the perpendicular rocks, which wore the appearance of monsters; they heard at a distance the noise of the waters of the Missouri, known to them by its Algonquin name of Pekitanoni; and, when they came to the most beautiful confluence of rivers in the world,—where the swifter Missouri rushes like a conqueror into the calmer Mississippi, dragging it, as it were, hastily to the sea,—the good Marquette resolved in his heart, anticipating Lewis and Clarke, one day to ascend the mighty river to its source; to cross the ridge that divides the oceans, and, descending a westerly flowing stream, to publish the gospel to all the people of this New World. In a little less than forty leagues, the canoes floated past the Ohio, which was then, and long afterwards, called the Wabash. Its banks were tenanted by numerous villages of the peaceful Shawnees, who quailed under the incursions of the Iroquois. The thick canes begin to appear so close and
cesses at which humanity shudders; a retreating army abandons its wounded. The hunting tribes have the affections of men; but among them, Relation 1633, p. 64. also, extremity of want produces like results. The James, on Tanner, 293 Lewis and Clarke, II. 138. aged and infirm meet with little tenderness; the hunters, as they roam the wilderness, desert their old men; Clarke, if provisions fail, the feeble drop down, and are lost, or Lafitay i. 48<*> life is shortened by a blow. The fate oClarke, if provisions fail, the feeble drop down, and are lost, or Lafitay i. 48<*> life is shortened by a blow. The fate of the desperately ill was equally sad. Diseases were believed to spring, in part, from natural causes, for which natural remedies were prescribed. Of these, the best was the vapor bath, prepared in a tent covered with skins, and warmed by means of hot stones; or decoctions of bark, or roots, or herbs, were used. Graver maladies were inexplicable, and their causes and cures formed a part of their religious superstitions; but those who lingered with them, especially the aged, were sometimes negl
hes missions, III. 121. Charles I., I. 194. Convenes a parliament, II. 2. Trial, 15. Charles II., his restoration, II. 29. Character, 48. Charleston founded, II. 169. Chauvin obtains a patent, I. 25. Chaumonot, Father, II. 144. Cherokees, III. 246. Treaty with, 332. Cheesman, Edmund, II. 230. Chickasas, Soto amongst, I. 49. Their residence, III. 160, 249. French wars with, 365. Visit Oglethorpe, 433. Chippewas, II. 150. Clarendon, ministry of, II. 435. Clarke, John, II. 61. Clayborne, William, I. 200, 236, 246, 249. Coligny plans settlements, I. 61-63. Colleton, James, II. 186. Colonies, Anglo-American, general character, II. 453. O:igin, 454. Christian, 455. Relations with parliament, III. 100. Taxation, 101. Judiciary, 103. Currency, 104. Charters, 107. Progress, 369. Settlements, 371. Schools, 373. Press, 374. Relations with metropolis, 380. Checks on their industry, 384. Sugar colonies favored, 385. Paper money