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Sons of Quebec 1778-1843

The Sons of Quebec (Fils de Qu├ębec) were written by Pierre-Georges Roy and published in 1933 in a four volume set. They provide a series of short biographies of one to three pages of Quebec men from 1778-1843. Warning… this manuscript is in French!

General History of the Western Indian Tribes 1851-1870 – Indian Wars

Up to 1851, the immense uninhabited plains east of the Rocky Mountains were admitted to be Indian Territory, and numerous tribes roamed from Texas and Mexico to the Northern boundary of the United States. Then came the discovery of gold in California, drawing a tide of emigration across this wide reservation, and it became necessary, by treaty with the Indians, to secure a broad highway to the Pacific shore. By these treaties the Indians were restricted to certain limits, but with the privilege of ranging, for hunting purposes, over the belt thus re-reserved as a route of travel. The United States, also, agreed to pay the Indians 850,000 per annum, for fifteen years, in consideration of this right. The boundaries assigned, by these treaties to the Cheyennes and Arrapahoes, included the greater part of the present Colorado Territory, while the Sioux and Crows were to occupy the land of the Powder River route. After a few years gold was discovered in Colorado, upon the Indian reservation, settlers poured in, and, after the lands were mostly taken up by them, another treaty was made, February 18th, 1861, to secure them in peaceful possession. By this compact the Indians relinquished a large tract of land, and agreed to confine themselves to a small district upon both sides of the Arkansas River and along the northern boundary of New Mexico; while the United States was to furnish them protection; pay an annuity of $30,000 to each tribe for fifteen years, and provide stock and agricultural implements for those who desired to adopt civilized modes of life. Until April, 1864, no disturbances had...

Forsyth, Jeremy Ray – Obituary

Jeremy Ray Forsyth, 38, of Baker City, died Aug. 16, 2009, at his home. The date and time of a service celebrating his life will be announced later. Gray’s West & Co. is in charge of arrangements. Jeremy was born on Oct. 11, 1970, at Baker City, where he spent most of his life. “It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to someone who left us much too soon,” his family members said. The cause of death is unknown at this time. Since his passing, family members say they have received much love and support from so many different people. It is clear that Jeremy was well-liked by everyone who knew him. They expressed appreciation for the thoughts and prayers they have received. Anyone who knew Jeremy knows that, though life was always a struggle for him, the love in his heart knew no limits, family members said, adding,”We pray that he has finally found peace.” Survivors include his mother, Billie; brothers, Bob and Tommy; sister, Sherry; nieces, Crystal, Sarah and Naomi; nephews, Robert and Lane; 3-year-old daughter, Cheyenne Rain, and her mother, Dustine. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon August 26, 2009 Transcribed by: Belva...

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