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ses. or as three or four hundred French families; Journal of George Croghan, 17 August, 1765: The people here consist of three or four hundred French families. Craig's Olden Times, 414. yet an enumeration, in 1764, proved them not numerous, Mante's History of the War in North America, 525. with only men enough to form three ckade, about twenty-feet high and twelve hundred yards in circumference, Rogers: Concise Account, 168. inclosing, perhaps, eighty houses. Croghan's Jour. in Craig, i. 414. It stood within the limits of the present city, on the river bank, commanding a wide prospect for nine miles above and below. Croghan's Jour. in CraigCraig, i. 414.> The garrison was composed of the shattered remains of the eightieth regiment, Mante's History, 485. reduced to about one hundred and twenty men and eight officers. Cass: Discourse before the Michigan Historical Society, from an ancient Diary. Carver, 155, says, 300. Two armed vessels lay in the river; Weyman's N
persons of foreign lineage had 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-be