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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 7 1 Browse Search
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of maintaining a post, but no permanent occupation. So weak were the garrisons, that English traders, with an escort of Indians, had ventured even to Mackinaw, and, by means of the Senecas, obtained a large share of the commerce of the lakes. Frend himself till he fell stunned by a blow from a hatchet. They then placed him in a chair on a table in his own hall: Judge Indians again!—thus they mocked him; and, making cruel sport of their debts to him as a trader, they drew gashes across his bs; and the warriors return to Penobscot to exult over their prisoners. Other inroads were made by the Penobscot and St. John Indians, so that the settlements east of Falmouth were deserted. In September, commissioners from New England held a confr the banner of France; and Acadia was once more a dependence on Canada. In January, 1692, a party of French and 1692. Indians, coming in snow-shoes from the east, burst upon the town of York, offering its inhabitants no choice but captivity or de