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on Reedy River, the frontier was marked as far as to an Oak on the top of the Mountains which rise over the sources of the Pacolet and the Broad; and thence it was agreed that it should run directly to Chiswell's Lead Mines on the New River branch of the Kanawha. Deed with the Cherokees, 13 June, 1767. The Cherokee Chiefs, who knew well the cruelty and craft of the most pernicious beast of prey in the mountains, ceremoniously distinguished the Governor by the Chap. XXIX.} 1767. July. name of the Great Wolf. Tryon to the Secretary of State, 14 July, 1767. The Highlands of North Carolina were already the homes of a comely and industrious race. Tryon to the Secretary, 8 July. Well might David Hume, in view of the ever expanding settlements of those who spoke the same tongue with himself, invite Gibbon to admire, how the solid and increasing establishments in America promised superior stability and duration to the English language. David Hume to Gibbon, 1767, in Burton.
the mouth of New England divines, included civil and religious liberty, would rise and spread through the nations. Who will deny that the race has a life and progress of its own, swaying its complex mind by the guiding truths which it developes as it advances? While New England was drawing from the Bible proof of the nearness of the overthrow of tyranny, Turgot at Paris, explained to David Hume the perfectibility and onward movement of the race. Turgot to Hume, Paris, 3 July, 1768, in Burton's Hume, III. 163, 164. The British Government, said he, is very far from being an enlightened one. As yet Chap. XXXIV.} 1768. July. none is thoroughly so. But tyranny combined with superstition, vainly strives to stifle light and liberty by methods alike atrocious and useless; the world will be conducted through transient disorders to a happier condition. In that progress the emancipation of America was to form a glorious part; and was the great object of the French Minister for Foreig