The Frontiersmen: A Narrative - Chapter XI Summary & Analysis

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Chapter XI Summary

Simon's trip includes a visit with Daniel Boone and with John and Rachel Edgar. He returns alone, having approved his son's request to explore "a year or two". In 1806, Simon discovers Tecumseh meeting with a group of Indians involved in a war council. Simon and his traveling companion, Jim McPherson, rush back to spread the world. The immediate official reaction is that the Indians must be preparing for war against some enemy other than the whites of the region and the Indians send their own letter which says that they truly are anxious to live in peace. Tecumseh, despite his actions gathering the Indians against the whites, spends much time at the Galloway cabin and often reads from the man's book collection - including the Bible. He also spends extensive time with the Galloway's fourteen-year-old daughter, Rebecca, studying and learning to...

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