Genealogy Trails' Kansas

WYANDOTTE COUNTY, KANSAS

AMERICAN INDIANS


History of Wyandotte County Kansas: and it's people

Edited and Compiled by Perl W. Morgan

Kansas City, Kansas

Illustrated

VOL. 1

The Lewis Publishing Company Chicago 1911

CONTENTS

CHAPTER II

THE KANSAS INDIANS

Whence Came the Name - Here Three Centuries Ago - Kansas, the Dominant Tribe - Moncachtape, the Interpreter - Early Kansas Villages - Kansas Indian Lodge - The Kansas Home Life - Old Fool Chief - An Honest Indian - The Famous Kansas Orator - A Chief Who Was A Warrior - At War With Their Brothers - Depredations of the Kansas - The Kansas Treaties - Abandoned The Kansas River - Beginning of A New Era - pages 17-28

CHAPTER III

THE SHAWNEES, FIRST EMIGRANTS

Their Wars and Wanderings - Their Last Stand - The Death of Tecumseh - Their Coming to Kansas - The Shawnee Prophet - The Great Chief, Blue Jacket - Captain Joseph Parks - Clung to Old Customs - Farewell to Kansas - pages 29-38

CHAPTER IV

THE DELAWARES

Their Wars on the Pawnees - As Irving Saw Them - Civilization's Advance Agents - Visited by Parkman - Not Given Alone to Fighting - The Delaware Chiefs - The Death of Chief Ketchum - The Last of A Noble Race - The Treaty of 1866 - pages 39-46

CHAPTER V

THE OLD INDIAN MISSIONS

The Shawnee Methodist Mission - Where the Legislature Met - The Mission Graveyard - The Shawnee Baptist Mission - A Newspaper for the Indians - A Visit to the Missions - The Shawnee Quaker Mission - Social Life About the Missions - Delaware Methodist Mission - Delaware Baptist Mission - pages 47-58

CHAPTER XXXVIII

PIONEER TALES OF RAIL AND TRAIL

A Buffalo Stampede - Waiting for an Attack by Indians - A Night of Terror - Some of the Men of the Old "K. P." - The Early Day Paymaster - The State Line Deport - Slow Trains in the "Sixties" - Every Clerk A Politician - A Preacher-Conductor's Yarn - The Famous Muncie Holdup - Seventeen Days in A Snow Bank - Curious Things in the Mail - The California Fast Mail - The Pioneer Railroad Telegrapher - A "Holdup" on the Trail - pages 460-471


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