Colonial Records of Pennsylvania Volume 8

Colonial Records of Pennsylvania Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...we have to withdraw such of our young Men as the French have stole from us this Spring, as soon as Possible. As to your Flesh and Blood, that is amongst us, we can assure you that you will see them again; but Brothers/ we have not many of them, nor never had.' "Gave a String. "The Beaver made the following Speech in behalf of the Delawares and Shawanese: "' Brothers: "' We are very well pleased with what you have said at this Conference. Ever since the Treaty at Easton and what passed here last fall, we have looked on the Peace to be Confirmed between you and us; And it gives us great Pleasure to see it now in a manner confirmed between you and all our Friends, the several Nations to the sun-setting. As to your flesh and Blood, a little Time will convince you that we are sincere and will perform our Engagements in restoring all them that is in our Possessions.' "Gave a String. "During the Time of the Conference, there was near five Hundred Indians here." ' July the 16th, 1759. "At the Request of the Indians here and with the approbation of Colonel Mercer, Captain Croghan sent the following Speech to Venango by two Wyondott Messengers, for the Warriors of the Western Nations who had joined the French before this Conference: "'Brethren: "' The Wyondotts, Chepawas, Ottawas, Pntawatimes, Twightwees, Kushkushkies, Kecopas, Shockeys and Musquakes, hear what I am going to say to you: your Brothers, the English, are not Come here to War with the Indians, but to carry on Trade and Commerce with all Nations of them as far as the Sun setting. "' Brothers: "1 As the Peace is now Confirmed between your Deputies and us, I expect you will abandon the French and leave them and us to fight our own...show more

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  • Paperback | 338 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 603g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236546733
  • 9781236546739