The History of the Five Indian Nations of Canada: Which are the Barrier Between the English and French in that Part of the World. With Particular Accounts of Their Religion, Manners, Customs, Laws, and Government; Their Several Battles and Treaties with the European Nations; Their Wars with the Other Indians; and a True Account of the Present State of Our Trade with Them. In which are Shewn, the Great Advantage of Their Trade and Alliance to the British Nation; and the Intrigues and Attempts of the French to Engage Them from Us; a Subject Nearly Concerning All Our American Plantations, and Highly Meriting the Consideration of the British Nation (Google eBook)
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