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en chap. VII.} 1763. May. his own. Hutchinson to Richard Jackson, August, 1763. His canoe could no longer quiver on the bosom of the St. Mary's, or pass into the clear waters of Lake Huron, or paddle through the strait that connects Huron and Erie, or cross from the waters of the St. Lawrence to those of the Ohio, without passing by the British flag. By what right was that banner unfurled in the west? What claim to the red man's forest could the English derive from victories over the Fren of saving his men from the scalpingknife. Mante's History of the War, 483. He himself, with a few others, were carried in triumph by the Indians to Detroit. Particulars regarding the loss of the post at Presqua Isle. The capitulation at Erie left Le Boeuf without hope. Attacked on the eighteenth, its gallant officer kept off the enemy till midnight. The Indians then succeeded in setting the blockhouse on fire; but he .escaped secretly, with his garrison, into the woods, Ensign Pr
Aug. under the command of Bradstreet, reached Niagara. There was found a vast concourse of Indians, of various nations, willing to renew friendship, and expecting presents. The Senecas, to save their settlements from imminent destruction, brought in prisoners, and ratified a peace. Bradstreet had been ordered by General Gage to give peace to all such nations of Indians as would sue for it, and to chastise those that continued in arms; but none remained in arms. Half way from Buffalo to Erie, he was met by deputations from the Shawnees, the Delawares, the Hurons of Sandusky, and the Five Nations of the Scioto valley, desiring that the chain of friendship might be brightened; and he settled a treaty with the nations dwelling between Lake Erie and the Ohio. At Detroit, Bradstreet was welcomed by the Sept. Hurons with every expression of joy and respect. A detachment was sent to take possession of Michilimackinac, and a vessel found its way into Lake Huron. On the seventh of S