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Gage to Hillsborough, 24 April, 1770. would follow. The zeal of hunters and emigrants outran the concessions extorted from the Board of Trade. This year James Robertson, from the home of the Regula- Chap. XLVI.} 1770. Nov. tors in North Carolina, a poor and unlettered forester, of humble birth, but of inborn nobleness of sou Chap XLVI. parchments. It welled up in the forest, like the waters from the hill side. To acquire a peaceful title to their lands, the settlers despatched James Robertson Haywood's Hist. of Tennessee, 42. 1771. as their envoy to the Council of the Cherokees, from whom he obtained sincere promises of confidence and friendshiounded a republic by a written association, Haywood's Hist. of Tennessee, 41; J. G. M. Ramsey's Annals of Tennessee, 107. appointed their own magistrates, James Robertson among the first; framed laws for their present occasions; and set to the people of America the dangerous example of erecting themselves into a separate State,