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e Church, 166. Ms. Letters from Willis and Farmer. The surrender of Acadia to the French had made the struggle more arduous; for the Eastern Indians obtained supplies of arms from the French on the Chap XII.} 1677 Penobscot. To defeat the savage enemy effectually, the Mohawks were invited to engage in the war; a few of them took up the hatchet: but distance rendered cooperation impossible. After several fruitless attempts 1678 April 12. at treaties, peace was finally established by Andros as governor of Pemaquid, but on terms which acknowledged the superiority of the Indians. On their part, the restoration of prisoners and the security of English towns were stipulated; in return, the English were to pay annually, as a quit-rent, a peck of corn for every English family. Williamson, i. 553 Neal's N. E. &c. &c. The defence of New England had been made by 1676 its own resources. Jealous of independence, it never applied to the parent country for assistance; and the earl
mprisoned for debt. Courts were to be managed without the necessity of an attorney or counsellor. The native was protected against encroachments; the helpless orphan educated by the state. Immediately the English Quakers, with the good wishes of Charles II., flocked to West New Jersey, and commissioners, possessing a temporary authority, were sent to administer affairs, till a popular government could be instituted. When the vessel, freighted with the men of peace, arrived in America, Andros, the Chap. XVI.} 1677. governor of New York, claimed jurisdiction over their territory. The claim, which, on the feudal system, was perhaps a just one, was compromised as a present question, and referred for decision to England. Meantime lands were purchased of the Indians; the planters numbered nearly four hundred souls; and already at Burlington, under a tent covered with sail-cloth, the Quakers began to hold religious meetings. Haz. Reg. VI 182. The Indian kings also gathered in cou
d within the fortress. Despairing of victory, Andros attempted persuasion. Having been allowed to net. put his whole character into his reply to Andros, which 1677. Jan. 1. is as follows:— I can it under the duke's government, p. 19 and 20. Andros, in Chalmers, 601, &c. The Island of New York a subsequent increase of duties, were laid by Andros and his council. The towns generally refused mory of Charles II. Soon after the arrival of Andros, he demanded the surrender of the charter. War a fitter season. Repairing to Rhode Island, Andros dissolved its government and 1687 Jan. 12. brrter again. In the autumn of the same year, Andros, attended 1687. Oct. 26. Sewall's Mss. by sod the passions of the neighboring Indians; and Andros, after a short deference to the example of Penonvened; and, May 9. in spite of the Finis of Andros, new chapters were begun in the records of frernment, as established by James II., fell with Andros. We have already seen 1689 that Maryland had[20 more...]