Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library, Volume 11

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Illinois State Historical Library, 1916 - Illinois
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Page 234 - America do presume for the present, and until our further pleasure be known, to grant warrants of survey or pass patents for any lands beyond the heads or sources of any of the rivers which fall into the Atlantic Ocean from the west or northwest...
Page 235 - 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 193 - In Witness whereof they have hereunto set their Hands & Seals the Day & Year first above written — EDWARD MORTON (seal) Sealed & delivered in the Presence of Us — THOS LAURENCE Junr CORNELIUS BARNES.
Page 46 - I have settled my peace with you before I came here, and now deliver my pipe to be sent to Sir William Johnson, that he may know I have made peace, and taken the king of England for my father, in presence of all 'the nations now assembled, and whenever any of those nations go to visit him, they may smoke out of it with him in peace.
Page 160 - I am with great Regard Dear Sir, Your most obedient humble servant THOS GAGE...
Page 53 - Country & notwithstanding they are at present convinced, that it was for their own Interest, yet it has not changed the Indians affections to them, they have been bred up together like Children in that Country, & the French have always adopted the Indians customs & manners, treated them civily & supplyed their wants...
Page xvii - His Britannic majesty, on his side, agrees to grant the liberty of the Catholic religion to the inhabitants of Canada ; he will, consequently, give the most precise and most effectual orders, that his new Roman Catholic subjects may profess the worship of their religion, according to the rites of the Romish Church, as far as the laws of Great Britain permit.
Page 471 - Excellency the honourable Thomas Gage Major General and Commander in Chief of all his Majesty's forces in North America &c...
Page 36 - The Indian village consists of about forty or fifty cabins, besides nine or ten French houses, a runaway colony from Detroit, during the late Indian war; they were concerned in it, and being afraid of punishment, came to this post, where ever since they have spirited...

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