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sanctuary of runaways; seventy years after Spotswood, Ms. its origin, Spotswood describes it as aSpotswood describes it as a country where there's scarce any form of government; and it long continued to be said, with but slir law from the light of nature,—where, ac- Spotswood, Ms. cording to the royalists, the majority re was but one clergyman in the whole coun- Spotswood, Ms try. The Quakers, led by their faith, wactice for them in North Carolina to resist Spotswood, Ms. and imprison their governors, till they ready for an alliance with the Indians; and Spotswood, an experienced soldier, now governor of Vir, and the repeal of all laws they disliked. Spotswood could only send a party of marines from the to England in defence of their actions; and Spotswood compelled them to take their passage in the often contradictory. This government, wrote Spotswood, in 1711, is in perfect peace and tranquilli the Virginians to make their own clothing. Spotswood repeats the complaint— Beverley, 92. The pe[4 more...]<
bands of the Tuscaroras and Corees, Martin. Wiliamson Spotswood, Mss. acting in concert, approached the scatt all the Tuscaroras had joined in the conspiracy; Spotswood, Mss. Spotswood sought immediately to renew with tSpotswood sought immediately to renew with them an alliance; but, as the burgesses of Virginia engaged with him in a contest of power, no effectual aid camiolated the treaty, enslaving inhabitants of vil- Spotswood lages which should have been safe under its guaraned destined to become once more a wilderness. But Spotswood succeeded in dividing the Tuscaroras. Large reenf1711. resist it was one of the earliest efforts of Spotswood, who hoped to extend the line of the Virginia settle- Spotswood's Ms. Letters. ments far enough to the west to interrupt the chain of communication between Canaoint action, for purposes of defence, had led even Spotswood, of Virginia, to suggest to the board of trade than England to consider some more proper method for Spotswood, Mss. rendering it effectual. But no attempt was
Land from the public domain was given to emigrants, in one West India colony, at least, on condition that the resident owner would keep four negroes for every hundred acres. The eighteenth century was, as it were, ushered in by the royal instruction of Queen Anne to the 1702 governor of New York and New Jersey, to give due encouragement to merchants, and in particular to the royal African company of England. That a similar instruction was given generally, is evident from the apology of Spotswood for the small importations of slaves into Virginia. In that commonwealth, the planters beheld with dismay the increase of negroes. A tax checks their importation; and, in 1726, 1726. May 12. Hugh Drysdale, the deputy-governor, announces to the house that the interfering interest of the African company has obtained the repeal of that law. Long afterwards, a statesman of Virginia, in full view of the course of colonial legislation and English counteracting authority, unbiased by hostilit
h, II. 161. His administration, 163. Soto, Ferdinand de, I. 41. Sails for Florida, 42. In Georgia, 46. Alabama, 48. Discovers the Mississippi, 51. In Arkansas and Missouri, 52. Death, 56. Spain. Her love of adventure, I. 30. Discovers Florida, 32. In the Gulf of Mexico, 35. On the Mississippi, 51. Her missions, 60. Colonizes Florida, 66. Extent of her American possessions, 73. Invades South Carolina, III. 174. Her colonial system, III. 114. War of the succession, 206. Effect of the peace of Utrecht, 227. War with France, 353. Her relations with England, 400. Contests with English smugglers, 435. War with England, 437. Invades Georgia, 444. Spotswood, III. 455; II. 23, 30 Standish, Miles, I. 316. Stoughton, William, III. 83. Strafford's, Lord, attainder, II. 5. Stuarts, commercial policy, I. 218. Their restoration, II. 1. Misfortunes III. 1. Stuyvesant, III. 293, 300. Susquehannahs, war with, II. 215. Swiss on the Savannah, III. 417.