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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 811 pages of information about Personal Memoirs of a Residence of Thirty Years with the Indian Tribes on the American Frontiers.

CHAPTER XXIX.

Treaty of Butte des Morts—­Rencontre of an Indian with grizzly bears—­Agency site at Elmwood—­Its picturesque and sylvan character—­Legislative council of the Territory—­Character of its parties, as hang-backs and toe-the-marks—­Critical Reviews—­Christmas.

CHAPTER XXX.

Retrospect—­United States Exploring Expedition to the South Sea—­Humanity of an Indian—­Trip to Detroit from the Icy Straits—­Incidental action of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Historical Societies, and of the Montreal Natural History Society—­United States Exploring Expedition—­Climatology—­Lake vessels ill found—­Poetic view of the Indian—­United States Exploring Expedition—­Theory of the interior world—­Natural History—­United States Exploring Expedition—­History of early legislation in Michigan—­Return to St. Mary’s—­Death of Governor De Witt Clinton.

CHAPTER XXXI.

Official journal of the Indian intercourse—­Question of freedmen, or persons not bonded for—­Indian chiefs, Chacopee, Neenaby, Mukwakwut, Tems Couvert, Shingabowossin, Guelle Plat, Grosse Guelle—­Further notice of Wampum-hair—­Red Devil—­Biographical notice of Guelle Plat, or Flat Mouth—­Brechet—­Meeshug, a widow—­Iauwind—­Mongazid, chief of Fond du Lac—­Chianokwut—­White Bird—­Annamikens, the hero of a bear fight, &c. &c.

CHAPTER XXXII.

Natural history of the north-west—­Northern zoology—­Fox—­Owl—­Reindeer—­A dastardly attempt at murder by a soldier—­Lawless spread of the population of northern Illinois over the Winnebago land—­New York Lyceum of Natural History—­U.S.  Ex.  Ex.—­Fiscal embarrassments in the Department—­Medical cause of Indian depopulation—­Remarks of Dr. Pitcher—­Erroneous impressions of the Indian character—­Reviews—­Death of John Johnston, Esq.

CHAPTER XXXIII.

Treaty of St. Joseph—­Tanner—­Visits of the Indians in distress—­Letters from the civilized world—­Indian code projected—­Cause of Indian suffering—­The Indian cause—­Estimation of the character of the late Mr. Johnston—­Autobiography—­Historical Society of Michigan—­Fiscal embarrassments of the Indian Department.

CHAPTER XXXIV.

Political horizon—­Ahmo Society—­Incoming of Gen. Jackson’s administration—­Amusements of the winter—­Peace policy among the Indians—­Revival at Mackinack—­Money crisis—­Idea of Lake tides—­New Indian code—­Anti-masonry—­Missions among the Indians—­Copper mines—­The policy respecting them settled—­Whisky among the Indians—­Fur trade—­Legislative council—­Mackinack mission—­Officers of Wayne’s war—­Historical Society of Michigan—­Improved diurnal press.

CHAPTER XXXV.

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