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Page 192 - SIR: The lands upon the River Ohio, in the western parts of the Colony of Virginia, are so notoriously known to be the property of the Crown of Great Britain that it is a matter of equal concern and surprise to me, to hear that a body of French forces are erecting
Page 192 - the King, my master. However, sir, in obedience to my instructions, it becomes my duty to require your peaceable departure; and that you would forbear "prosecuting a purpose so interruptive of the harmony and good understanding, which his Majesty is desirous to continue and cultivate with the most Christian King, &c.
Page 213 - to them; that no Englishman had a Right to trade " upon those Waters, and that he (the Commandant, had Or"ders to make every person prisoner that attempted it on the "Ohio, "or the Waters of it." Your Honour will perceive these to be their Sentiments by the