War With The Modoc – Indian Wars

Captain Jack

Early April 16th, the Modoc had a big fire in their camp. Major Thomas dropped a shell directly into it, provoking a frantic war whoop, and causing the sudden extinguishing of the fire. Another shell was dropped in the same locality, and was followed by yells of pain and dismay. The Modoc then appeared and challenged



Jean Baptiste Sylvestre’s Narrative

Jean Baptiste Sylvestre

Jean Baptiste Sylvestre was born in 1813 at Mackinaw, son of a fur trader and half breed. His narrative details his life while living at Penetanguishene.



Biography of Harvey S. McKay, M. D.

Thorough study in the leading medical centers of America and of Europe has well qualified Dr. Harvey S. McKay for successful practice and he has won particular prominence in the field of surgery, being identified as surgeon with several of the leading hospitals of St. Louis, while his private practice is extensive and important. Dr.



Biographical Sketch of Robert Hunter McKay

McKay, Robert Hunter; lawyer; born, Cleveland, 1885; son of Robert and Agnes Hunter McKay; educated, Adelbert College and Yale University; early schooling at South High School, and Spencerian Business College; married, Cleveland, April 26, 1910, Jessie K. Jones; one son, Hunter J. McKay; member law firm George R. and Robert H. McKay, sec’y and director



Biographical Sketch of Edward C. McKay

McKay, Edward C.; real estate broken; born, Cleveland, Nov. 19, 1876; son of George A. and Margaret Adam Creech McKay; educated, Grammar and Central High School; married, Plainfield, N. J., June 20, 1905, Louise Patten; two daughters, Margaret and Louise; business record, chief clerk Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, and American Trust Co.; also Pittsburg Steamship Co.,



Biography of William T. McKay, M. D.

William T. McKay, M. D. In point of continuous service Doctor McKay is one of the oldest physicians in Southern Kansas, having located at Arkansas City thirty years ago. He had always maintained a position among the leaders of his profession, and besides his large private practice he had elevated standards of medical service and



Biography of Dr. W. C. McKay

DR. W.C. McKAY. – One by one the pioneers who braved the wilderness and its dangers, in order that their posterity might enjoy the fruits of their hazardous conquests of the domain of the savage are passing away. As the poet sang of the valorous knights of the days of chivalry, “Their souls are with



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