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2. Derivatives from the indigenous animal, mineral and vegetable
Cartier, De Soto, Cortareal,
Marguette, Joliet, Hennapin, La Hontan, Charlevoix,
Flowerfield, Farmerseat, Glimmerfield,
1st voyagers to Vaginia.
3. The names of the English, French, Spanish and American discoverers, adventurers and travellers, so far as they may be suita ble, &c.
Cass, Wolcott, Trowbridge.
Derivatives from the preceding.
4. The names of the Officers who were massacred at River Risin.
Col. Allen, Capt. Hart,
Capt. Hinkman, Capt Price,
[This list is probably incomplete, from the want of reference to official documents.]
The following list of names was furnished on application to Gen. Brady, after the Committee had prepared the above. It refers particularly to the Officers who served in Wayne's war, so called:
Maj. Doyle, wounded 4th Nov.
Cook, com❜d adv'd guard,
*Van Rensselaer, wounded Aug. 20, 1794.
Slough, wounded Aug. 20, Brock, [1794. *Gibson, com❜d Ft. Recovery, June 30, 1794.
*Covington, Aug 20, cut down two Indians with
Price, [his own hand. *Bissell,
*Butler, for a long time Lieut. Cragie, k'd June 30, 1794 Act'g Adj't Gen.
Towles, do. *Lockwood,
Hartshorn, killed 30th
Drake, wounded June 30,
Among the oldest Captains, were M. Porter, Ford, Kingsbury, Creighton and Reed. Reed died at Fort Wayne. The three former
fought at St. Clair's defeat, where Creighton was wounded. moment he ascertained the wound was not mortal, he called out to those that were near him, to carry him off the field, swearing that the wound would make him a Captain-he was then a first Lieutenant. It did so, for all that survived that battle, of the lower grade of officers, were on the fifth of March, 1792, promoted one grade. Among the subalterns in my first list, I forgot to give you the names of Vance, Marks, Hyde, Webb, Bodley, Pope, Purdy, Johnston and Smith. Every name I have given you above, I deem worthy of being remembered and noticed in some way. There are many more, equally deserving, but I cannot now recollect their names. Your friend, H. BRADY.
H. R. SCHOOLCRAFT, Esq. Memb. Legis. Council.
5. Officers who fell or served with reputation in the companies of Harmer, St. Clair, and Wayne.
Gen. Harmer, Col. *Harden, Col. Crawford, Maj. Cass, *St. Clair, Trueman, Maj. Wyllis, Lt. Brady, *Butler, Wilkinson, *Clarke, Harrison. *Scott, Price, *Todd,
6. The most distinguished individuals who served or fell in Pontiac's War.
Gen Broadstreet, Sir J. Johnson, Col. Bouquet, Ens. Jamette.
7. The Signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Thomas Lynch, Jr.
8. Names of the British National Vessels captured on the High Seas during the late War.
[This list is also incomplete.]
9. The Members of the Senate and House of Representatives who voted for the Declaration of War in 1812.
Campbell, of Ten Gaillard,
10. The first fourteen American Emigrants or Settlers who came into Michigan after the surrender of the Posts, in 1796, and who continue to reside, or have left posterity therein.
The following distinguished names have not, it is believed, been introduced into North American Geography :
Isabella, Patroness of Columbus,
All which is respectfully submitted.
HENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT, } Commitce.
Detroit, Oct. 17, 1829.
[Names having this mark (*) are to be found in the general list of Post-Offices.]
Mr. Drake, from the committee on the Judiciary, reported,
A bill to provide for the termination of the present session of the Legislative Council, and for the annual commencement of future sessions of the Council; which was read the first time.
Mr. Schoolcraft then moved that said bill be read the second time by its title and laid on the table; and Mr. Drake requiring the ayes and nays on the motion, they were taken as follows:
Ayes-Messrs. Brown, Edwards, Irwin, M'Donell, Schoolcraft, Stockton, Trowbridge-7.
Nays-Messrs. Drake, Rumsey-2.
And said bill was then read the second time by its title and laid on the table.
The bill amendatory to "an act securing to mechanics and others payment for their labor and materials in erecting any house, mill, or other building within the city of Detroit and county of Brown," was taken up and read the second time; and having been considered as in committee of the whole, said bill was ordered to be engrossed and read the third time on Thursday next.
The bill for the relief of Delia M'Clure, was taken up and read the second time.
On motion of Mr. Drake, the title of said bill was then amended by striking out the name of " Delia M'Clure," and inserting in lieu thereof the following, viz: "Delia, the daughter of Thaddeus Al vord.”—And said bill was then laid on the table.