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Chap. IV.} 1608. longer the fabled dwelling-place of a giant progeny.
Burk, i. 123. He was the first to make known to the English the fame of the Mohawks, who dwelt upon a great water, and had many boats, and many men, and, as it seemed to the feebler Algonquin tribes, made war upon all the world; in the Chesapeake Bay he encountered a little fleet of their canoes.
Smith, i. 181—183. The Patapsco was discovered and explored, and Smith probably entered the harbor of Baltimore.
Stith, 64. The majestic Potomac, which at its mouth is seven miles broad, especially invited curiosity; and passing beyond the heights of Vernon and the city of Washington, he ascended to the falls above Georgetown.
Compare Smith, i. 177, with Stith, 65, and Smith's map. Nor did he merely explore the rivers and inlets.
He penetrated the territories, established friendly relations with the native tribes, and laid the foundation for future beneficial intercourse.
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