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" Here, for the first time, I touched the goose quill to the treaty — not knowing, however, that, by that act, I consented to give away my village. Had that been explained to me, I should have opposed it, and never would have signed their treaty, as my... "
History of Lee County - Page 39
1881 - 873 pages
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Life of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak Or Black Hawk: Embracing the Tradition of ...

Black Hawk (Sauk chief), John Barton Patterson - Black Hawk War, 1832 - 1834 - 155 pages
...not believe what is told them !" The council then proceeded, and the pipe of peace was smoked. Here, for the first time, I touched the goose quill to the...treaty — not knowing, however, that, by that act, 1 consented to give away my village. Had that been explained to me, I should have opposed it, and never...
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THE HISTORY OF WISCONSIN IN THREE PARTS

WILLIAM R. SMITH - 1854
...and the pipe of peace was smoked* Here for the first time I touched the goose-quill, to the treaty,2 not knowing, however, that by that act I consented...opposed it, and never would have signed their treaty, as my recent conduct will clearly prove. " We were friendly treated by the white chiefs, and started...
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The History of Wisconsin: Documentary

William Rudolph Smith - Wisconsin - 1854
...and the pipe of peace was smoked. Here for the first time I touched the goose-quill, to the treaty,2 not knowing, however, that by that act I consented...opposed it, and never would have signed their treaty, as my recent conduct will clearly prove. " We were friendly treated by the white chiefs, and started...
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A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri: With Numerous Sketches ...

William Smith Bryan, Robert Rose - Missouri - 1876 - 528 pages
...with arrogant expectations of obtaining permission to retain the the pipe of peace was smoked. Here, for the first time, I touched the goose quill to the...opposed it, and never would have signed their treaty, as my recent conduct will clearly prove. What do we know of the laws and customs of the white people...
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The Sauks and the Black Hawk War: With Biographical Sketches, Etc

Perry A. Armstrong - Black Hawk War, 1832 - 1887 - 726 pages
...language, their signatures were attached with a mark, and Black Hawk says: "I touched the goosequill to the treaty, not knowing, however, that by that...opposed it, and never would have signed their treaty, as my recent conduct will clearly prove. What do we know of the manners, the laws and the customs of...
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Studies in American History

Mary Sheldon Barnes, Earl Barnes - United States - 1891 - 431 pages
...in which he also signed away the lands of his tribe. Of this treaty and its results, he says : Here, for the first time, I touched the goose quill to the...opposed it, and never would have signed their treaty. . . . If another prophet had come to our village in those days and told us what has since taken place,...
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Life of Black Hawk: Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak

Black Hawk (Sauk chief) - Black Hawk War, 1832 - 1916 - 196 pages
...not believe what is told them!" The council then proceeded, and the pipe of peace was smoked. Here, for the first time, I touched the goose quill to the...opposed it, and never would have signed their treaty, as my recent conduct will clearly prove. What do we know of the manner of the laws and customs of the...
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The Frontier State, 1818-1848

Theodore Calvin Pease - Illinois - 1922 - 475 pages
...Cessions in the United States, 666 and map 16. /t/., 680. 7 He says of the transaction, "Here, for the first time, I touched the goose quill to the...never would have signed their treaty. "What do we know of the manner of the laws and customs of the white people? They might buy our bodies for dissection,...
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The Centennial History of Illinois: The frontier state, 1818-1848, by ...

Illinois - 1922
...Land Cesslont in the United States, 666 and map 16. 6 Ibid., 680. 7 He says of the transaction, "Here, for the first time, I touched the goose quill to the...never would have signed their treaty. "What do we know of the manner of the laws and customs of the white people? They might buy our bodies for dissection,...
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Black Hawk: An Autobiography

Black Hawk (Sauk chief), Black - Biography & Autobiography - 1964 - 177 pages
...not believe what is told them!" The council then proceeded, and the pipe of peace was smoked. Here, for the first time, I touched the goose quill to the...opposed it, and never would have signed their treaty, as my recent conduct will clearly prove.66 What do we know of the manner of the laws and customs of...
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