Mississippi Provincial Archives: English Dominion, Volume 1

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Press of Brandon Printing Company, 1911 - Archives
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Page 395 - And you are to observe and follow such orders and directions from time to time as you shall receive from this or a future Congress...
Page 218 - And we do further strictly enjoin and require all persons whatever, who have either wilfully or inadvertently seated themselves upon any lands within the countries above described, or upon any other lands which, not having been ceded to or purchased by us, are still reserved to the said Indians as aforesaid, forthwith to remove themselves from such settlements.
Page 395 - States, or any other your superior Officer, according to the Rules and Discipline of War, in Pursuance of the Trust reposed in you.
Page 83 - Mississippi shall be equally free, as well to the subjects of Great Britain as to those of France, in its whole...
Page 83 - Majesty, in that part of the world, shall be fixed irrevocably by a line drawn along the middle of the river Mississippi, from its source to the river Iberville, and from thence, by a line drawn along the middle of this river, and the lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain, to the sea...
Page 480 - Fitch, then and there being found, feloniously did steal, take and carry away, against the peace of our lady the Queen, her crown and dignity.
Page 173 - We have the honor to be with the greatest respect Sir your most obedient and most humble servants John Kelly Hugh Smith2 Carlile Pollock Honorable Peare Van Cortlandt Esqr.
Page i - The most Christian King cedes to his Britannic majesty the river and the port of Mobile, and all that he possesses or has a right to possess on the left side of the River Mississippi, with the exception of New Orleans and the island on which it is situated," could apply only to the soil and to the structures standing thereon.
Page 8 - The correspondence which I am obliged to have with the English, who write us from all parts, and particularly with the governor of Mobile, gives me serious occupation. This governor is an extraordinary man. As he knows that I speak English, he occasionally writes to me in verse. He speaks to me of Francis I and Charles V. He compares Pontiak, an Indian chief, to Mithridates ; he says that he goes to bed with Montesquieu.
Page 247 - Buckatanne river to its confluence to the river Pascagoula, and down by the course of the river Pascagoula, within twelve leagues of the sea coast; and thence, by a due west line, as far as the Choctaw nation have a right to grant.

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