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27. Cranch manuscript.

28. Ibid.

29. No. 10.

30. See Nos. 23 and 25.

31. Charles Edward Stowe, Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe Compiled from Her Letters

and Journals (Boston and New York, 1891), 69.

32. Ibid., 71.

33. Quoted in Foote, Memoirs of Samuel E. Foote, 181-182.

34. Anna Blackwell to William Greene, August 18, 1844. Greene Papers.

35. Clara Longworth DeChambrun, The Making of Nicholas Longworth: Annals of

an American Family (New York, 1933), 94-97.

36. Anna Blackwell to William Greene, August 18, 1844. Greene Papers.

37. Edith Perkins Cunningham, Owls Nest (Boston, 1907), 125.

38. Cranch manuscript.

39. No. 10.

40. Literary Culture in the Ohio Valley, 420.

41. Nos. 15, 26, and 89.

42. No. 6.

43. No. 12.

44. No. 84.

45. Quoted in Foote, Memoirs of Samuel E. Foote, 249-250.

46. Cranch manuscript.

47. Wilson, Crusader in Crinoline, 124-127.

48. Ibid.

49. Ephraim Peabody to William Greene, June 15, 1839. Greene Papers.

50. Foote, Memoirs of Samuel E. Foote, 182.

51. E. D. Mansfield, Personal Memories, Social, Political, and Literary, with Sketches

of Many Noted People, 1803-1843 (Cincinnati, 1879), 190-191.

52. Cranch manuscript.




1. The printers were Glezen and Shepard of Cincinnati. An abbreviated title, History

of Ohio, appears on the spine of the book.

2. S. F. Haven, "Report of the Council," American Antiquarian Society, Proceedings,

Old Series, IV (1866-68), 22.

3. Clement L. Martzolff, "Caleb Atwater," Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quar-

terly, XIV (1905), 247-271. The article stresses Atwater's contributions to Ohio educa-


4. Henry C. Shetrone, "Caleb Atwater: Versatile Pioneer--A Re-Appraisal," Ohio

State Archaeological and Historical Quarterly, LIV (1945), 87. The strongest impression

to be gleaned from this article, but probably not the one intended, is that Atwater was

out of place in the West.

5. Francis P. Weisenburger, "Caleb Atwater: Pioneer Politician and Historian,"

Ohio Historical Quarterly, LXVIII (1959), 18-37. This is primarily a review of At-

water's political activities.

6. In Archaeologica Americana: Transactions and Collections of the American Anti-

quarian Society, I (1820), 105-267.

7. American Antiquarian Society, Proceedings, Old Series, IV (1866-68), 26-27.

8. January 27, February 2, 10, and 17.

9. Weisenburger says that the "first significant summary" of Ohio's past was Salmon

P. Chase's forty-eight page introduction to his Statutes of Ohio, which was published in

three volumes from 1833 to 1835 at Cincinnati. "Caleb Atwater," 18.

10. The General Character, Present and Future Prospects of the People of Ohio

(Columbus, 1827), an address, and Remarks Made on a Tour to Prairie du Chien,

Thence to Washington City, in 1829 (Columbus, 1831). Atwater's two other principal

publications are an Essay on Education (Cincinnati, 1841), and Mysteries of Wash-

ington City During Several Months of the Session of the 28th Congress (Washington,


11. Shetrone, "Caleb Atwater," 82.

12. The date usually given is 1815. However, Atwater, in his History of Ohio (p. 26),

reports that in December 1814 he had been on a tour of wet prairies in west central

Ohio. Having gone to New York City to teach after graduating from Williams College

in 1804, Atwater in time completed studies for the ministry and the law, and practiced

both before moving to Ohio at age thirty-six or thirty-seven. He was born Christmas

Day, 1778, in North Adams, Massachusetts. Twice married, Atwater raised a large