ock now called Fort Adams—and Montigny floated down the Mississippi to visit their countrymen.
Already a line of communication existed between Quebec and the Gulf of Mexico.
The boundless southern region—made a part of the French empire by lilies carved on forest trees, or crosses erected on bluffs, and occupied by French missioe, being friends to Carolina, interrupted the communication with the French.
The English flag having been carried triumphantly through the wilderness to the Gulf of Mexico, the sav-
Chap XXI.} ages were overawed; and Great Britain established anew claim to the central forests that were soon to be named Georgia.
In the next yure a monopoly.
No Frenchman, nor Spaniard, nor any other persons, might introduce one negro slave into Spanish
§ 18. America.
For the Spanish world in the Gulf of Mexico, on the Atlantic, and along the Pacific, as well as for the English colonies, her Britannic majesty, by persons of her appointment, was the exclusive slave tr