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Rufus Putnam and his pioneer life in the Northwest.

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Published by Press of C. Hamilton in Worcester, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Putnam, Rufus, 1738-1824.,
  • Northwest, Old -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Rev. Sidney Crawford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF483 .P965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p.
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23330928M
    LC Control Number06039790

    There, he worked as a millwright from to As they had not ceded any land, they came into conflict with the arriving pioneers. Putnam's remaining military career was rather uneventful. Drawing from his knowledge and skill as a millwright, Putnam constructed the fortifications necessary to obtain victory.

    Rufus's father Elisha Putnam died when Rufus was 6 or 7, and Rufus temporarily lived with his paternal grandfather in Danvers, Massachusetts. He was buried at Mound Cemetery in Marietta, Ohio. Putnam died in Cutler had tried to purchase all the land between the Ohio and Scioto rivers, but the western half was optioned by the Scioto Company. I knew about Buley even before I arrived at IU in Rufus's father Elisha Putnam died when Rufus was 6 or 7, and Rufus temporarily lived with his paternal grandfather in Danvers, Massachusetts.

    Their fame shrinks not to names and dates On votive stone, the prey of time; - Behold where monumental States — William Henry VenableApril In he had bought a farm confiscated from a Loyalist, and he settled there. It was published in They tried to establish similar institutions and communities to those they had left in the East.


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Rufus Putnam and his pioneer life in the Northwest. by Sidney Crawford Download PDF Ebook

It provided for freedom of religion and emphasized the importance of education. Rufus's father Elisha Putnam died when Rufus was 6 or 7, and Rufus temporarily lived with his paternal grandfather in Danvers, Massachusetts.

When in December the Continental Congress rejected his proposition to establish a national corps of engineers, Putnam resigned. I have read all of his books, and each is a treasure. McCullough describes in detail how they accomplished the feat. Overall Manasseh Cutler had played the most important role by far.

In this document, many of the officers in the Continental Army demanded payment immediately in land grants or they would even contemplate replacing their government. I had read his two major treatises about the history of life insurance in America.

However, I shall attempt a genealogy, as far as has come to my knowledge: First, Thomas Putnam, the eldest son of our ancestor, John Putnam, had four sons Thomas, Edward, Archelaus and Joseph. The others have numerous families. Their fame shrinks not to names and dates On votive stone, the prey of time; - Behold where monumental States — William Henry VenableApril During the bitterly cold winter, the men built two flatboatsthe forty-five-ton Adventure Galley also known as the Mayflower, in honor of their Pilgrim ancestors and the three-ton Adelphia.

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In he drafted a plan for a church, which still stands as a monument of his skill and his interest in the advancement of the cause that, through all his mature life, had been so dear to him. The company first chose Samuel Holden Parsons to represent their interests before the American government.

His maiden daughter, Elizabeth, devoted herself to his comfort, and did whatever love and care, working together, could do to make the down grade easy and pleasant to him.

Edit Putnam was born in Sutton, Massachusetts. Descendants of Joseph, the youngest son of Thomas and grandson of our venerable ancestor. Known originally as Adelphia, the community soon became known as Marietta.

Seventh generation, grandsons of Rufus, son of Elisha. Being a much experienced man, he was very interesting as well as instructive in conversation. The New England settlers often disagreed with frontier settlers coming from Virginia and Kentucky who had different visions for the region.

Revolutionary War Gen. For God had given to the generations of my fathers, Agar's petition-' neither poverty nor riches '-but hath fed us with food convenient for us, and their childrenhave been able to help others in their need.

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Tuesday, June 25, No. The third generation have all gone to their account but three, and he that gives this account Rufus Putnam and his pioneer life in the Northwest. book one of them, aged seventy-nine years.Oct 24,  · Tuesday, that curiosity brought Mr.

McCullough to the General Rufus Putnam house in Rutland, seeking information for his next book, on the settlement of the old Northwest Territory. A better understanding of that period in history can be gained by studying about one such woman – Persis Rice Putnam, the wife of General Rufus Putnam, the mother of nine children, and a pioneer on the Northwest Territory and Ohio frontiers.

Today we must recognize the contributions women, such as Persis (Rice) Putnam, made for the. The following are transcripts of three letters from the Marietta College Library’s Special Collections between Henry Knox, the Secretary of War (predecessor of the Defense Department) and Rufus Putnam, director of the Ohio Company, discussing the escalating violence between the local Native American tribes and the magicechomusic.com: Susie Scott.Rufus Putnam (April 9, – May pdf, ) was a colonial pdf officer during the French and Indian War, and a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

As an organizer of the Ohio Company, he was instrumental in the initial settling of the Northwest Territory in present-day Ohio following the war.Sep 04, download pdf The Pioneers The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West (Book): McCullough, David G: "As part of the Treaty of Paris, in which Great Britain recognized the new United States of America, Britain ceded the land that comprised the immense Northwest Territory, a wilderness empire northwest of the Ohio River containing the future states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois.Jun 17,  · The Pulitzer Ebook author and historian, who “already had good feelings about pioneer times in Ohio,” wanted his newest volume of work to bring these characters “to life, bring them Author: Michael Taube.