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rity, his personal virtues could not conciliate for him confidence. 1693. Despairing of success, he proposed that one of the proprietaries sh 1692 Oct. 21. of the English government to subject Pennsylvania to 1693 April 26 a royal commission; and, in April, 1693, Benjamin Fletcher,do not bear the great seal of the proprietary. We know the laws to 1693. May 25. be our laws, it was answered; and we are in the enjoyment o, who resolved on a petition to the king, by the hands of Fitz John 1693 Sept. Winthrop. To give the command of the militia, it was said, ton of command. Meantime, Fletcher, refusing to await the decision 1693 Oct. 26. in England, appeared in Hartford, and, after fruitless negond, acted independently. When the court met at Salem, six women of 1693. Jan. Andover, at once renouncing their confessions, treated the witles, he avers, were wrought in Boston. Believe his statements, and 1693 Sept. you must believe that his prayers healed diseases. But he was
quest of Canada was resolved on; but Chap. XXI.} the fleet designed for the expedition, after a repulse at Martinique, sailed for Boston, freighted with the yel- 1693. low fever, which destroyed two thirds of the mariners and soldiers on board. For a season, hostilities in Aug. 11. Maine were suspended by a treaty of peace withree hundred French, with Indian confederates, were sent over the snows against the hunting parties of the Senecas in Upper Canada, near the Niagara. In the fol- 1693 Jan and Feb. lowing year, a larger party invaded the country of the Mohawks, bent on their extermination. The first castle, and the second also, fell easily,—for eived orders to visit the west; and, from his own narrative, it Rasles, in Lett Ed. T. IV. is plain that, after passing a winter at Mackinaw, he, in the spring of 1693, repaired to Illinois, where he remained two years before exchanging its prairies for the Chap. XXI.} borders of the Kennebec. He was sent, perhaps, as a compan
ontinued to disembark on the miserable coast; and, even in 1721, Bienville himself a second time established the head quarters of Louisiana at Biloxi. Meantime, Alberoni, the active minister of Spain, Chap. XXIII.} having, contrary to the interests of France and of Spain, involved the two countries in a war, De Serigny 1719. arrived in February of 1719, with orders to take possession of Pensacola. This is the bay called, in the days of De Soto, Anchusi, afterwards Saint Mary, and 1558. 1693. Saint Mary of Galve. In 1696, Don Andres de Arriola had built upon its margin a fort, a church, and a few houses, in a place without commerce or agriculture, or productive labor of any kind. By the capture of the fort, which, after five hours resistance, surrendered, the French hoped to extend their power along 1719. May 14. the Gulf of Mexico from the Rio del Norte to the Atlantic. But within forty days the Spaniards recovered June 29. the town, and attempted, in their turn, to conquer