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to send deputies to England; and English writers interpreted their assent as an act of homage to the British monarch.
In England, a treaty of alliance, offensive and defensive, was drawn up by the English, and signed by the name and seal of one party, by the emblems and marks of the other.
No white men, except the English, might build cabins or plant corn upon the wide lands of the Cherokees.
Thus a nation rose up as a barrier against the French.
The seven envoys from the mountains of Tennessee, already bewildered by astonishment at the vastness of London, and the splendor and discipline of the English army, were presented at court; and when the English king claimed their land and all the country about them as his property, surprise and inadvertence extorted from one of their war-chieftains the irrevocable answer, Too-eu-hah,—it is a most certain truth; and the
1730. Sept. delivery of eagles' feathers confirmed his words.
The covenant promised that love should flow forever like