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edecessors, to have become involved in universal confusion, tending to legislative independence and rebellion. Here wrote Glen, the governor of South Carolina, levelling principles prevail; the frame of the civil government is unhinged; a governor, if he would be idolized, must betray his trust; Glen to Bedford, 27 July, 1748. the people have got the whole administration in their hands; the election of members to the assembly is by ballot; not civil posts only, but all ecclesiastical prefermsal or election of the people; to preserve the dependence of America in general, the Constitution must be new modelled. Glen to Bedford, 10 October, without date. In North Carolina, no law for collecting quit-rents, had been perfected; and itspread themselves over many of the plantations, and were destructive of all order and government, Letter of December, to Glen of South Carolina. and he resolved on instantly effecting a thorough change, by the agency of parliament. While awaiting
her provinces, were busy in devising methods for, uniting the colonies on the main; for, unless this were done, Ohio would be lost. Of all the Southern provinces, South Carolina was most ready to join with the rest of the continent. Letters of Glen, Governor of South Carolina, to Clinton, and of Clinton to Glen, July–December, 1750, in the New York London Documents, XXX. Doubting whether union could be effected without an immediate application to his Majesty for that purpose, the Council of Glen, July–December, 1750, in the New York London Documents, XXX. Doubting whether union could be effected without an immediate application to his Majesty for that purpose, the Council of New York, after mature and repeated deliberation on Indian affairs, still determined, that the governor should write to all the governors upon the continent, Letter of Clinton's Secretary, Ayscough, Fort George, 11 December, 1750. Clinton to Governor of Pennsylvania, 19 June, 1751, &c. that have Indian nations in their alliance, to invite commissioners from their respective governments to meet the savage chiefs at Albany. But, from what Clinton called the penurious Clinton to the Board o
ight to appropriate to her jurisdiction all the lands as far west as the Mississippi. In May, 1752, her commissioners met chiefs of the Mingoes, Shawnees and Ohio Indians, at Logstown. It was pretended Lieut. Gov. Dinwiddie of Virginia, to Gov. Glen, 23 May, 1753. that chiefs of the Six Nations were present; but at a general meeting at Onondaga, they had resolved that it did not suit their customs to treat of affairs in the woods and weeds. Col. William Johnson to Governor Clinton, 26 Mans of Ohio were growing weary with the indecision of England and its colonies. A hundred of them, at Winchester, in 1753, renewed to Virginia the proposal for an English fort on the Ohio, and promised aid in repelling the French. Dinwiddie to Glen of S. C. 23 May, 1753. They repaired to Pennsylvania with the same message, and were met by evasions. The ministry which had, from the first, endeavored to put upon America the expenses of Indian treaties and of colonial defence, continued to rec
ficence. Virginia Address to the King. Knox, Controversy Reviewed, 129, 130. In England, it was the opinion of the greatest men, that the colonies should do something for themselves, and contribute jointly towards their defence. Penn to Hamilton, 29 Jan. 1754. H. Sharpe to Calvert, Secretary for Maryland in England, 3 May, 1754. The ministry as yet did nothing but order the independent companies, stationed at New York and at Charleston, to take part in defence of Western Virginia. Glen, the governor of South Carolina, proposed a meeting, in Virginia, of all the continental governors, to adjust a quota from each colony, to be employed on the Ohio. The Assembly of this Dominion, observed Dinwiddie, Dinwiddie to H. Sharpe, 3 April, 1754. will not be directed what supplies to grant, and will always be guided by their own free determinations; they would think it an insult on their privileges, that they are so very fond of, to be under any restraint or direction. North Carol
ng the precedents of Pennsylvania. And the governors, proprietary as well as royal, reciprocally assured each other that nothing could be done in their colonies without an act of parliament. Correspondence of Morris and Sharpe. Lt. Gov. Sharpe to Shirley, 24 August, 1755. The months that followed were months of sorrow. Happily, the Catawbas at the South remained faithful; and in July, at a council of five hundred Cherokees assembled under a tree in the highlands of Western Carolina, Glen renewed the covenant of peace, obtained a cession of lands, and was invited to erect Fort Prince George near the villages of Conasatchee and Keowee. At the North, New England was extending British dominion. Massachusetts cheerfully levied about seven thousand nine hundred men, or nearly one-fifth of the able-bodied men in the colony. Of these, a detachment took part in establishing the sovereignty of England in Acadia. That peninsular region—abounding in harbors and in forests; rich in