eastward of the river then called the Elk, and one hundred nine and a half miles to the eastward from Sandusky Bay.
Howe's Ohio, 125.
See the maps of Evans, 1755, and of T. Pownall, 1776.
On parting from Pontiac, Rogers says he kept a southwesterly course for about forty-eight miles; which could not be done by a vessel sailing from Cleveland to Sandusky.
Rogers seems not accurate, though professing to be so to the half or the quarter of a mile.
The distances appear to refer to the Ashtabula River; the name Chogage to the Geauga. by a deputation of Ottawas from the west.
Pontiac, said they, is the chief
chap. XVI.} 1760. and lord of the country you are in; wait till he can see you with his own eyes.
When Pontiac and Rogers met, the savage chieftain asked,—How have you dared to enter my country without my leave?
I come, replied tile English agent, with no design against the Indians, but to remove the French out of your country; and he gave the wampum of peace.