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Onondaga. The deputies of the Senecas, the Cayugas, and the Onondagas, assembled to the sound of the bell that had belonged to the Aug. 12. chapel of the Jesuits; and the resolve of the council was, peace. But he could influence only the upper nations. The Mohawks would not be appeased; Montreal was not safeā€”one ecclesiastic was killed 1662. near its gates; a new organization of the colony was needed, or it would come to an end. The company of the hundred associates resolved, 1663. Feb. 14. therefore, to resign the colony to the king; and immediately, under the auspices of Colbert, it was conceded to the new company of the West Indies. A powerful appeal was made, in favor of Canada, to the king; the company of Jesuits publicly invited him to assume its defence, and become their champion against the Iroquois. After various efforts at fit appointments, the year 1665 saw the colony of New France protected by a royal regiment, with the aged but indefatigable Tracy as viceroy;
year, to extend the boundaries of Georgia once more to the St. John's, and immediately, in December, urged upon the province of South Carolina the reduc- Oglethorpe, in Harris, II 339 tion of the Spaniards at St. Augustine. As soon as the sea is free, he adds, they will send a large body of troops from Cuba. His own intrepidity would brook no delay, and, in the first week of 1740, he entered Florida. Dear Mr. Oglethorpe, wrote the Moravian ministers, is now exposed to much danger; 1740. Feb. 14. for the Spaniards wish nothing more than to destroy his health and life. He does not spare himself, but, in the common soldier's dress, he engages in the most perilous actions. Since the new year, he has captured Bolzius and Gronau, in Urlsperger i. 2555. two small fortified places of the Spaniards, which were the outposts of St. Augustine, and now waits only for more Indians and more soldiers to attack that important fortress itself. In March, Oglethorpe hurried to Charleston, to en