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d gathered in the valley of the Illinois since its discovery by the missionaries. Fraser was told that there were of white men, able to bear arms, seven hundred; of white women, five hundred; of their children, eight hundred and fifty; of negroes of both sexes, nine hundred; Fraser to Gage, 15 May. The banks of the Wabash, we learn from another source, were occupied by about one hundred and ten French families, most of which were at Vincennes. Croghan, in Craig's Olden Time, and in Mann Butler's Kentucky. Gage to Halifax, 10 Aug. Fraser sought to overawe the French traders with the menace of an English army that was to come among them. But they laughed him to scorn, pointing to the Mississippi, which they could so easily cross, and beyond which they would be safe from English jurisdiction. As he embarked for New Orleans, Pontiac again gave him assurances of continuing peace, if the Shawnees and other nations on the Ohio would recall their war-belts. Already Croghan, an In
ice given to parliament of the troubles was not early, and it ought to have been immediate. I speak not with respect to parties. I stand up in this place, single, unsolicited, and unconnected. As to the late ministry, and he turned scornfully chap. XXI.} 1766. Jan. towards Grenville, who sat within one of him, every capital measure they have taken is entirely wrong. To the present ministry, to those, at least, whom I have in my eye, looking at Conway and the Lords of the Treasury, Butler's Reminiscences. I have no objection. Their characters are fair. But pardon me, gentlemen. Youth is the season for credulity; confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom. By comparing events with each other, reasoning from effects to causes, methinks I discover the traces of overruling influences. This he said referring to the Duke of Newcastle. Lord Charlemont to Henry Flood, Jan. 28 (by misprint in the printed copy Jan. 8) 1766. It is a long time, he continued, since