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ca Nurse, and prayed against her; had induced the afflicted to witness against her; had caused her sisters to be imprisoned for their honorable sympathy. She must perish, or the delusion was unveiled; and the governor recalled the reprieve. Mass Hist. Coll XXIII 175 On the next communion day, she was taken in chains to the meeting-house, to be formally excommunicated by July 19. Noyes, her minister; and was hanged with the rest. You are a witch; you know you are, said Noyes to Sarah Good, u not as they should what became of others, so that they could thereby serve their own turns. Some have since acknowledged so much. If the confessions were con- Hale, p. 89. tradictory; if witnesses uttered apparent falsehoods, Brattle, in Mass Hist. Coll. v. 65. the devil, the judges would say, takes away their memory, and imposes on their brain. And who now would dare to be skeptical? who would disbelieve Chap XIX.} confessors? Besides, there were other evidences. A callous spot was
sh settlement north of the Potomac. Years before the Pilgrims anchored within Cape Cod, the Roman church had been planted, by missionaries from France, in the eastern moiety of Maine; and Le Caron, an unambi- 1615, 1616. tious Franciscan, the companion of Champlain, had penetrated the land of the Mohawks, had passed to the north into the hunting-grounds of the Wyandots, and, bound by his vows to the life of a beggar, had, on foot, or paddling a bark canoe, gone onward and still on- Sagard, Hist. du Canada. ward, taking alms of the savages, till he reached the rivers of Lake Huron. While Quebec contained scarce fifty inhabitants, 1623, 1625 priests of the Franciscan order—Le Caron, Viel, Sa- Chap. XX.} gard—had labored for years as missionaries in Upper Canada, or made their way to the neutral Huron tribe 1626. that dwelt on the waters of the Niagara. After the Canada company had been suppressed, 1622. and their immunities had, for five years, been enjoyed by the Calvinis
e little tribe that dwelt round the Bay of Gaspe, holding possession of Nova Scotia and the Mass Hist. Coll. x. 115 adjacent isles, and probably never much exceeding three thousand in number, were kvation,—while the diffuse Du Pratz represents them as using at once the Mobilian and a Du Pratz, Hist. de la Louis. II. 214, 218, 219, 222, 323. radically different speech of their own. The missiont of the Iroquois tribes rejected the letter l. The Algonquins Huron Grammar, in Quebec Lit. and Hist. have no f; the whole Iroquois family never use the semivowel m, and want the labials entirely. ysis of ideas, is the great peculiarity of American speech. Every complex idea is Jarvis, in N. Y. Hist. expressed in a group. Synthesis governs every form; Coll. it pervades all the dialects of te powers of nature, and sorcerers sprung up in every part of the wilderness. They Jarvis, in N. Y. Hist. Coll. III. 217, 252. were prophets whose prayers would be heard. They are no other, said th
ixpence on every gallon of molasses, and five shillings on every hundred weight of sugar, imported from foreign colonies into any of the British plantations. Here was an act of the British parliament, to be executed by officers of royal appointment, levying a Chap. XXIII.} tax on consumption in America. In England, it was afterwards appealed to as a precedent; in America, the sixpence duty on molasses had all the effect of a prohibition, and led only to clandestine importations. Hutch. Hist. III. 108 Polit. Reg. i. 17. Hutch III 89 Even in case of forfeitures, nobody appeared to demand the third part given to the king for the colony. The act of parliament produced no revenue, and appeared to be no more than a regulation of commerce, a new development of the colonial system. The enactment had its motive in the desire to confirm the monopoly of the British sugar plantations, and, so long as it brought no income to the crown, it was complained of as a grievance, but not resiste
nd; but the English envoys at St. Augustine were Chap XXIV} set free; and, if the English post on St. George was abandoned, St. Andrew's, commanding the approach to the St. Mary's, was maintained. Hence the St. Ma- Impartial Inquiry, in Georgia Hist. Coll i. 182 ry's ultimately became the boundary of the colony of The friendship of the red men insured the safety of the English settlements. The Chickasas, animated by their victory over the Illinois and D'Artaguette, came 1736 July. down w Hampshire and Massachusetts, with a merchant, William Pepperell of Maine, for their chief Seth commander, met at Canseau. The inventive genius Seth Pomroy's Ms. Journal of Louisburg Expedition. R. Wolcott's Ms. Journal, &c. Letters, in Mass. Hist. Coll. i. Memoirs of Last War. Ms. Letters. Belknap, i 273. of New England had been aroused; one proposed a model of a flying bridge, to scale the walls even before a breach should be made; another was ready with a caution against mines; a third,