Early Incidents in the Mississippi Territory

Napoleon Bonaparte had turned his eagle eye to the rich province of Louisiana, and it was ceded by Spain to France. He contemplated its occupation, with a large army, and probably entertained designs of conquest against portions of the United States; but, becoming deeply involved in wars with the whole of Europe, he reluctantly relinquished



Hardships of the Early Natchez Emigrants

Taking the reader with us, to the settlements of the distant Natchez region, he will find that emigrants continued to pour in, upon those fertile hills and alluvial bottoms, from all parts of “his majesty’s Atlantic plantations.” Many were the hardships and perils they encountered, in reaching this remote and comparatively uninhabited region. It is



Flowers, Dewey – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Dewey Flowers, 66, of Star, Idaho, a former Baker City resident, died June 25, 2005, at Boise after an extended illness. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the First Christian Church in La Grande. His graveside service will be immediately afterward at Mount Hope Cemetery in Baker



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