C-J 6-24-1900 Indiana's Centennial John Gibson 2

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C-J 6-24-1900 Indiana's Centennial John Gibson 2 - e e e . Bow Logan's Speech Cam To Ba Wrlttaiu...
e e e . Bow Logan's Speech Cam To Ba Wrlttaiu The circumstances under which the speech was delivered aa detailed by CoL Gibson are Interesting. In sworn statement statement made on April 4, 1800. John Gibson deposed that In the year 1774, be accompanied accompanied Lord Dunmore on Us expedition on the Scioto, and that on their arrival within fifteen tulles of the towns of the Sbawanees and other Indians, a flag of truce waa sent In, neklng that some person person who understood their language be sent out, as the Indiana had something to communicate. Gibson deposed that Lord Dunmore sent him in alone, and "that while be (Gibson) was talking to Cornstalk and Other chiefs of the Shaw-aneea Shaw-aneea Shaw-aneea Logan, the Indian, came to where he was sitting, and asked him to walk with Dim; that they went into a copse of woods and sat down, when Logan, 'after shedding an abundance of tears, made the speech aa related by Mr. Jefferson Jefferson in bis notes of the State of Virginia." Virginia." CoL Gibson married the sister of Logan, Logan, and his acquaintance with the Indian Indian tongue made his services valuable ti the ploneere of Indlara. Gibson county, county, in the southern part of the State, is named for htm. He wss virtually the executive officer at Vlncennes for several rears. Gen. Harrison bein too busy with ndlans snd the wsr with Great Britain to attend to the duties of the Governor's office. , .. as

Clipped from The Courier-Journal24 Jun 1900, SunPage 24

The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky)24 Jun 1900, SunPage 24
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