,500,00018479Savannah River, Ga., to Augusta, Ga.
Black River3,581,954184935Rome, N. Y., to Lyons Falls, N. Y.
Cayuga and Seneca 2,232,632183925Montezuma, N. Y., to Cayuga and Seneca Lakes, N. Y.
Champlain 4,044,000182281Whitehall, N. Y., to Waterford.
Chesapeake and Delaware3,730,230182914Chesapeake City, Md., to Delaware City, Del.
Chesapeake and Ohio11,290,3271850184Cumberland, Md., to Washington, D. C.
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Companys 90,000184722Mississippi River, La., to Bayou Black, La.
Delaware and Raritan 4,888,749183866New Brunswick, N. J., to Trenton, N. J.
Delaware Division2,433,350183060Easton, Pa., to Bristol, Pa.
Des Moines Rapids4,582,00918777 1-2At Des Moines Rapids, Mississippi River.
Dismal Swamp2,800,000182222Connects Chesapeake Bay with Albemarle Sound.
Erie 52,540,8001825381Albany, N. Y., to Buffalo, N. Y.
Fairfield 4 1-2Alligator River to Lake Mattimuskeet, N. C.
Galveston and Brazos340,000185138Galveston, Tex., to Brazos River, Te
good — will of the Spaniards and Indians in Florida.
He also held a conference with the chiefs of thirty-seven different cantons of Cherokees.
He gave them presents, smoked with them the pipe of peace, marked the boundaries of the lands between them and the English settlers, regulated weights and measures, and appointed an agent to superintend their affairs.
He then concluded a treaty of commerce and peace with the Creeks.
About 1730 the projects of the French for uniting Canada and Louisiana by a cordon of posts through the Ohio and Mississippi valleys began to be developed.
To counteract this scheme, the British wished to convert the Indians on the frontiers into allies or subjects, and, to this end, to make with them treaties of union and alliance.
The British government accordingly sent out Sir Alexander Cumming to conclude such a treaty with the Cherokees.
It was estimated that they could then put 6,000 warriors in the field.
In April, 1730, Sir Alexander met the chie