Sir William Johnson and the Six nations (Google eBook)

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Dodd, Mead and company, 1891 - History - 227 pages
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Page 148 - Colonel, Agent and Sole Superintendent of all the affairs of the Six Nations and other Northern Indians...
Page 211 - I must Confess the Aspect of Affairs at home is very Unpleasing, and ought to give Concern to every Wellwisher of his Country, because whatever Reason, or Justice there may be in some of the late Steps you mention, there is a probability of their being carried farther than a Good man can wish for, Tho...
Page 94 - They felt deeply that sort of gratitude which has been defined as a " lively sense of favours to come.
Page 129 - ... policies adopted by the separate colonies. The problem was to conciliate the Indians, and to make effective the inherent strength of the English. This could be done only by a union of the colonies. Accordingly, the colonial commissioners, who in the summer of 1754 met at Albany, unanimously resolved that a union of all the colonies was absolutely necessary for their security, and a comprehensive plan for such a function was drawn up and adopted. The Albany plan had, however, to be submitted to...
Page 130 - Majesties several Governments on the Continent, that so their Councils, Treasure and Strength may be employed in due proportion against their common Enemy.
Page 90 - ... cutting messages and sharp threats were shot in both directions. The controversy was maintained with fiery intensity for many days, in the course of which the House coolly directed Parker to reprint the offensive document, and furnish each member with two copies, "that their constituents might know that it was their firm resolution to preserve the liberty of the press.
Page 175 - Some wandering tribes had been for ages scattered among the forest shades or the green pastures of the prairie. From the mouth of the St. Lawrence to the Delta of the Mississippi, and from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, these savages possessed certain points of resemblance which bore witness of their common origin : but at the same time they differed from all other known races of men...
Page 117 - The bill was therefore refused a second reading; and a motion was forthwith carried,—that inasmuch as the bill intrenched on the " great, essential and undoubted right of the representatives of the people of this colony to begin all bills for raising and disbursing of money, it should be rejected.
Page 53 - Freeman outlives us to finish his History of Federal Government from the Achaian League to the Disruption of the United States, he will give more than one chapter to the labor rising of 1877.
Page 128 - It was proposed by the Governor that to avoid all disputes about the precedency of the Colonies They should be named in the Minutes according to their Situation from North to South, which •was agreed to.

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