Original Inhabitants of Pennsylvania
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The area comprising present-day Pennsylvania has been occupied by Native Americans since prehistoric times. When Europeans entered the area, it was occupied by tribes representing two linguistic groups, the Algonkian and the Iroquoian. Major Algonquian tribes included the Delaware, Conoy, Nanticoke and the Shawnee. Representatives of the Iroquois Confederacy in Pennsylvania were the Susquehannock and the Seneca.
Chapter 27: Singular Inhabitants of Alabama
... inhabitant of this neighborhood was Captain John Linder, a native of the Canton of Berne, in Switzerland. He resided many years in Charleston, as a British engineer and surveyor. There General McGillivray became acquainted with him, and ...
The Origin of Chess
... reputation of the inventor of the game for the sake of getting clear riddance of brutal, bloodthirsty struggle….is generally yet fabulously attributed to the great sage Wei Wang, in 1120 B.C. "Japanese chess, or 'Shon-gi', is of a very ...
ORIGIN OF McCLINTOCK/
... Dean of Lismore"the author of a poem of praise to Malcolm MacGregor, 4th chief of the Clan MacGregor, who died April 20, 1440, is Mac Giolla Fhionntog, the Man of Songs. This is the translation into English of this poem: " The hunting of ...