The Frontiersmen: A Narrative - Chapter X Summary & Analysis

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Tecumseh takes another wife, Mamate, who bears him a son but dies a short time later. The boy, Panther-Seizing-Its-Prey, is cared for by Tecumapese, Tecumseh's sister, who is also caring for his older child. Under his direction, the Shawnees move several times, but Tecumseh continues to feel restless and vows that he'll reclaim the land for his people. Simon's wife, Martha, is again pregnant and very ill with this pregnancy. A fire in an upstairs room ignites the floor and it caves in on Martha. She's rescued, but the baby is stillborn and she dies hours later. In December of 1796, the British give up their hold on U.S. territories in an official ceremony. A year later, Simon admits his attraction for Elizabeth and in April of 1798, the two are married. They travel to the Missouri home of Daniel Boone where...

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