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bany and Montreal by means of the Christian Iroquois. In the administration of Burnet, that commerce was prohibited; and, amidst the bitter hostility of the merchantEnglish lawyers as a surrender of Chap XXIII} lands, it was the object of Governor Burnet to obtain a confirmation of this grant. Accordingly, in the treaty 1726 and to exclude the English from the fur-trade. And, in 1726, four years after Burnet had built the English trading-house at Oswego, the flag of France floated from ature, voted, each year, such a grant as his good offices might seem to merit. Burnet is 1728 instructed to insist on an established salary. The legislature refusecutive, scorned to betray the great trust reposed in them by their principals. Burnet hinted that the parliament of England might be invoked as arbiter of the strifeiberties of the people should be taken from them, than given up by themselves. Burnet, dying, bequeathed the contest to Belcher, his successor. The assembly 1730.