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|Removal of the Pottawattomie Indians from Northern Indiana by Daniel McDonald, 1898|
Daniel McDonald, editor for many years of the Plymouth Democrat newspaper and later State Senator (as well as being historian, early club member on Lake Maxinkuckee, and behind the legislation that established the well-known Chief Menominee statue between Culver and Plymouth) has written several of the major works of local, 19th and early 20th century history...The History of Marshall County (1882 and a revised edition in 1908), A History of Lake Maxinkuckee, and the book below, published in 1898.
McDonald was heavily involved in the issue of the deportation of the Potowatomie Indians (after the fact -- his parents were some of the 1836 settlers to the area shortly before the 1838 deportation at the "Trail of Death") via his writings and his campaign to have the Menominee monument built and the log cabin chapel restored (both were dedicated in September of 1909). His History of Marshall County contains a good deal of information on the Indians as well, but the book below is much more thorough, and is all the more interesting for its inclusion of photographs of some of the principle players in the events.
More on Daniel McDonald's life, writings, and Legacy here.