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ians, for the conveniency of game, migrated to the branches of the Ohio; and, in 1728, the Shawnees gradually followed them. They were soon met by James Logan, Mss.secretary of Pennsylvania, could not rest from remonstrances, demanding the at- 1728. Oct. Logan's Ms Correspondence. Gordon's Pennsylvania 213, &c. 1732 tention oftual. But no attempt was made from England to tax America. It is true that, in 1728, the profligate Sir William Keith—once the governor of Pennsylvania, and afterwinly saw 1728 the tendency. Some talk of an act of parliament, he observed, in 1728, to prohibit our making bar iron, even for our own use. Scarce any thing could m a salary; and, to escape the influence of that town, the general court was ad- 1728. Oct. 24. journed to Salem. The board of trade reproved the conduct of the house an au dacious proceeding. The farmers of Connecticut loved to divide their 1728. domains among their children. In regard to intestate estates, their law was an
thorpe. Touched with the sorrows which the walls of a prison could not hide from his merciful eye, he searched into the gloomy horrors of jails, Where sickness pines, where thirst and hunger burn, And poor misfortune feels the lash of vice. In 1728, he invoked the interference of the English parliament; and, as a commissioner for inquiring into the state of the jails in the kingdom, his benevolent zeal persevered, till, from extreme misery, he restored to light and freedom multitudes, who, n earlier period of the war, she had, in the opposite direction, drawn near our present borders. After the empire of the czars had been extended over Kamtschatka, Peter the Great had planned a voyage of discovery along the shores of Asia; and, in 1728, Behring demonstrated the insulation of that continent on the east. In 1741, the same intrepid navigator, sailing with two 1741 June 4. vessels from Ochotzk, discovered the narrow straits which divide the continents; caught glimpses of the moun