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Michigan (Michigan, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
Indiana, One of the north central States of the United States, extends from the Ohio River, which separates the State from Kentucky on the south, to Lake Michigan and the State of Michigan, which bound it on the north. Ohio lies to the east and Illinois bounds it on the west. It is limited in lat. by 37° 47′ to 41° 46′ N., and in long. by 84° 49′ to 88° 2′ W. Area, 36,350 square miles, in ninety-two counties. Population, 1890, 2,192,404; 1900, 2,516,462. Capital, Indianapolis. Robert Cavalier de la Salle and Henri Tonti, with a party of thirty-three, ascend the St. Joseph River to the site of South Bend, thence by portage to the Kankakee and down the Illinois River......December, 1679 La Salle, returning from Montreal with supplies for Tonti at Fort Crevecoeur, makes the portage from the St. Joseph to the Kankakee......November, 1680 Mention made of one Sieur Dubinson as commandant at a post near the site of Lafayette, called Ouiatenon......1719 Sieur de Vince
Logansport (Indiana, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
or of the Territory northwest of the Ohio......Oct. 5, 1787 By act of Congress, 400 acres are granted to each person who, in 1783, was head of a family at Vincennes......March 3, 1791 Brigadier-General Scott, with 800 men, sent against Wea Indian towns on the Wabash, destroys Ouiatenon......June 1, 1791 Second expedition against the Indian villages on the Wabash under Brig.-Gen. James Wilkinson, who leaves Fort Washington, Aug. 1, 1791, destroys the Eel River Indian village near Logansport, and over 400 acres of corn, and reaches the rapids of the Ohio......Aug. 21, 1791 Treaty of peace and friendship with the Indians at Vincennes, by Brig.-Gen. Rufus Putnam......Sept. 27, 1792 Fort Wayne, on the site of an ancient Miami village and an English fort erected 1764, built and garrisoned......Oct. 22, 1794 Northwestern Territory divided: that part west of a line from the mouth of the Kentucky River to Fort Recovery, and thence north to be called Indiana Territory, and Vi
Burnet's Creek (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
n in council at Vincennes......Oct. 26, 1809 An act for the introduction of negroes and mulattoes into the Territory of Indiana, approved Sept. 17, 1807: repealed......Dec. 4, 1810 Property qualification for voters abolished by Congress......March 3, 1811 Fort Harrison, on the Wabash, near the site of Terre Haute, completed......Oct. 28, 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe; a sudden attack before sunrise of Indians under the Prophet, a brother of Tecumseh, on General Harrison's camp at Burnet's Creek, about 7 miles northeast from Lafayette, in Tippecanoe county. Loss to the Americans, thirty-seven killed, 151 wounded. Indians defeated......Nov. 7, 1811 Prophetstown, deserted by the Prophet, is destroyed together with a quantity of corn......Nov. 8, 1811 One man and twenty-one women and children massacred at the Pigeon Roost settlement, Scott county, by Shawnee Indians......Sept. 3, 1812 Night attack of Indians on Fort Harrison successfully resisted by the garrison under Ca
Irvington (New York, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
bonds......1846 Constitution, framed by a convention which met at Indianapolis, Oct. 7, 1850, adopted......Feb. 10, 1851 New constitution, ratified by vote, 109,319 to 26,755, goes into operation......Nov. 1, 1851 Butler University, at Irvington, chartered in 1850, opened......1855 State Senate refused to go into an election of United States Senator, creating a vacancy, in 1845, and a second time rerefuses......1855 Great frauds in sale of swamp lands, whereby State lost about 1897 Daniel W. Voorhees, ex-United States Senator, dies at Washington, D. C.......April 10, 1897 The monetary convention meets at Indianapolis......Jan. 25, 1898 Ex-Governor Matthews dies suddenly while making a speech......Aug. 28, 1898 George W. Julian dies at Irvington, Ind......July 7, 1899 Ex-Secretary of the Navy Richard W. Thompson dies at Terre Haute......Feb. 9, 1900 Ex-Governor Mount dies......Jan. 16, 1901 Ex-President Harrison dies......March 22, 1901 Iowa
Corydon (Indiana, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
John R. Campbell leaves Dayton, O., Dec. 14, 1812; burns the Indian villages on the Mississinewa River......December, 1812 Seat of government fixed at Corydon, Harrison county, by act approved......March 11, 1813 Books, papers, and records destroyed by the burning of the office of the recorder of Knox county......January, 18d west 10 miles north of the southern extremity of Lake Michigan......April 19, 1816 Ordinance accepting the enabling act passed by a convention which meets at Corydon, June 10......June 29, 1816 State constitution adopted by convention......June 29, 1816 Jonathan Jennings inaugurated first governor at Corydon......Nov. 7,Corydon......Nov. 7, 1816 Indiana admitted into the Union by act approved......Dec. 11, 1816 Act to appoint superintendents of school sections authorized to lease school lands, every lessee required to set out 100 apple and 100 peach trees within four years......Dec. 14, 1816 Bank of Vincennes adopted as State bank of Indiana, empowered to ad
Kentucky (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
entral States of the United States, extends from the Ohio River, which separates the State from Kentucky on the south, to Lake Michigan and the State of Michigan, which bound it on the north. Ohio li5, 1812 Fort Wayne invested by the Indians about Sept. 1, and the garrison relieved by 2,000 Kentucky troops and 700 citizens of Ohio under General Harrison......Sept. 12, 1812 Deserted Indian v.....Jan. 1, 1817 Thomas Lincoln, the father of Abraham Lincoln, with his family, moves from Kentucky to what is now Spencer county......1817 By treaty at St. Mary's, O., the Delaware Indians cete, chartered 1862, opened......1874 Commission appointed by the legislatures of Indiana and Kentucky, governed by the United States survey of 1806, determine that Green Island, near Evansville, belongs to Kentucky......July. 1875 James N. Tyner, Postmaster-General......July 12, 1876 Richard W. Thompson, Secretary of the Navy......March 12, 1877 Senator Morton dies......Nov. 1, 1877
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
villages on the Mississinewa River......December, 1812 Seat of government fixed at Corydon, Harrison county, by act approved......March 11, 1813 Books, papers, and records destroyed by the burning of the office of the recorder of Knox county......January, 1814 One thousand Miamis, reduced to destitution, assemble at Fort Wayne to obtain food......January, 1814 Settlement of Harmony, on the Wabash, 50 miles from its mouth, formed by a German community under Frederick Rapp, from Pennsylvania......1814 Farmers and Mechanics' Bank of Indiana at Madison, incorporated by legislature......Sept. 6, 1814 Bank of Vincennes incorporated......Sept. 10, 1814 Congress passes an enabling act for Indiana; the northern boundary a line drawn east and west 10 miles north of the southern extremity of Lake Michigan......April 19, 1816 Ordinance accepting the enabling act passed by a convention which meets at Corydon, June 10......June 29, 1816 State constitution adopted by conven
Louisiana (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
ffices at Kaskaskia, Vincennes, and Detroit......March 15, 1804 Western sun, edited by Elihu Stout, first published at Vincennes as the Indiana Gazette......July 4, 1804 By treaty at Vincennes, the Delaware Indians cede to the United States land between the Wabash and Ohio rivers, and south of the road from Vincennes to the falls of the Ohio, Aug. 18, and the Piankeshaw Indians relinquish their claim to this territory......Aug. 27, 1804 Indiana given jurisdiction over that part of Louisiana Purchase west of Mississippi River and north of thirty-third parallel......March, 1805 Michigan Territory created out of a part of Indiana......1805 First General Assembly of Indiana Territory meets at Vincennes......July 29, 1805 Delaware, Pottawattomie, Miami, Eel River, and Wea Indians cede to the United States land in eastern Indiana by treaty at Grouseland, near Vincennes......Aug. 21, 1805 Laws of Indiana published at Vincennes by Messrs. Stout & Smoot......1807 Illin
Illinois (Illinois, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
ndiana, One of the north central States of the United States, extends from the Ohio River, which separates the State from Kentucky on the south, to Lake Michigan and the State of Michigan, which bound it on the north. Ohio lies to the east and Illinois bounds it on the west. It is limited in lat. by 37° 47′ to 41° 46′ N., and in long. by 84° 49′ to 88° 2′ W. Area, 36,350 square miles, in ninety-two counties. Population, 1890, 2,192,404; 1900, 2,516,462. Capital, Indianapolis. Robert Cavf State geologist, mine inspector, and State inspector of oils abolished, and a department of geology and natural resources created......1889 Benjamin Harrison elected President......1889 Secret organization of so-called White Caps in southern Illinois is investigated by the government of the State in 1888, and a law passed to suppress riotous conspiracy......1889 William H. Miller appointed Attorney-General......March 5, 1889 Monument to Vice-President Hendricks unveiled at I
Miami, Mo. (Missouri, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
ea Indian towns on the Wabash, destroys Ouiatenon......June 1, 1791 Second expedition against the Indian villages on the Wabash under Brig.-Gen. James Wilkinson, who leaves Fort Washington, Aug. 1, 1791, destroys the Eel River Indian village near Logansport, and over 400 acres of corn, and reaches the rapids of the Ohio......Aug. 21, 1791 Treaty of peace and friendship with the Indians at Vincennes, by Brig.-Gen. Rufus Putnam......Sept. 27, 1792 Fort Wayne, on the site of an ancient Miami village and an English fort erected 1764, built and garrisoned......Oct. 22, 1794 Northwestern Territory divided: that part west of a line from the mouth of the Kentucky River to Fort Recovery, and thence north to be called Indiana Territory, and Vincennes the seat of government, by act approved......May 7, 1800 William Henry Harrison, appointed governor of Indiana Territory, May 13, 1800, arrives at Vincennes......Jan. 10, 1801 General court of the Territory first held. Vincennes.
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