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soon conquered: before the end of May, Sir William Phipps, failing to bring seasonable supplies to Falmouth, sailed to Port Royal, which readily surrendered. New England was mistress of the coast to the eastern extremity of Nova Scotia, though the ts on the Sorel, it was only to gain successes in a skirmish, and to effect a safe retreat. A French ship anchoring in Port Royal, the red cross Nov. 26. that floated over the town made way for the banner of France; and Acadia was once more a depenction of Acadia, as essential to the security of its trade and fishery. In 1704, a fleet from Boston harbor had defied Port Royal; and, three years afterwards, under the influence of Dudley, Massachusetts attempted its conquest. The failure of thatgland regiments, sailed in Sept. 18-29. September from Boston. In six days, the fleet anchored before the fortress of Port Royal. The garrison of Subercase, the French governor, was weak and disheartened, and could not be rallied; murmurs and dese
English agent, sent with proposals of peace, slept in the round house, with the civil chiefs and the war-captains. On the morning of Good 1715 April 15. Friday, the indiscriminate massacre of the English began. One boy escaped into the forest, and, after wandering for nine days, reached a garrison. Seaman Burroughs, a strong man and swift runner, broke through the ranks of the Indian band; and, though hotly pursued, and twice wounded, by running ten miles, and swimming one, he reached Port Royal, and alarmed the town. Its inhabitants, some in canoes, and some on board a ship, which chanced to be in the harbor, fled to Charleston. The numerous bands of the enemy, hiding by day in the swamps, and by night attacking the scattered settlements, drove the planters towards the capital. The Yamassees and their confederates advanced even as far as Stono, where they halted, that their prisoners—planters, with their wives and little ones—might be tormented and sacrificed at leisure. On t
, at least, as St. Helena Sound. The foundation of St. Augustine had preceded that of Charleston by a century; national pride Chap XXIV} still clung to the traditions of the wide extent of Florida; the settlement of the Scottish emigrants at Port Royal had been successfully dispersed; Indians and negroes were received as ready allies against English encroachments; and it was feebleness alone which had tolerated the advancement of the plantations of South Carolina towards the Savannah. Meanti33. Jan. 13. Jan. 13-24. Jan. 20-31. ber, 1732, embarking with about one hundred and twenty emigrants, he began the voyage to America, and in fifty-seven days arrived off the bar of Charleston. Accepting a hasty welcome, he sailed directly for Port Royal. While the colony was landing at Beaufort, its patron ascended the boundary river of Georgia, and chose for the site of his chief town the high bluff on which Savannah now stands. At the distance of a half mile dwelt the Yamacraws, a branch o
, 456 Peorias, III. 197. Pepperell, William, III. 458. Pequods, war with the, I 397, 400. Peters, Hugh, arrives, I. 383. His death, II. 32. Philadelphia founded, II. 389, Philip, King, II. 98. Phipps, William, III. 83. Pilgrims, their flight, I. 301. At Leyden, 302. Sail for America, 307. Arrive at Cape Cod, 309. Land at Plymouth, 313. Their sufferings, 314. Plymouth colony, royal commissioners in, II. 84. Revolution in, 449. United with Massachusetts, II. 81. See Pilgrims. Pocahontas, I. 131, 146. Poisson, Du, III. 361. Pokanokets, II. 98; III. 238. Port Royal founded, I. 26. Its name changed to Annapolis, III. 218. Portugal, voyages of, I. 14. Slavery in, 166. Its colonial system, III. 113. Potawatomies, III. 242. Poutrincourt's discoveries, I. 26. Powhatan, I. 125. Death, 181. Pring, Martin, in Maine, I. 113. Providence founded, I. 379. See Rhode Island. Puritans, I. 279. Conference with, 296. Character of, 460.