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The Treaty Held with the Indians of the Six Nations at Philadelphia, in July 1742

To which is Prefix'd an Account of the first Confederacy of the Six Nations, their present Tributaries, Dependents, and Allies

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1742
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,242 / 52 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 450
Added to site: 2006.06.21 13761
Genre: History

Edited by Sir George Thomas

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f the ENGLISH is happily suited to this; and the additional Qualifications of Integrity and Prudence must in Time pave the Way to an Ascendency in their Councils, and by this Means the Subtilty of the FRENCH would be utterly defeated.

One sees, in the following short Sketch of the Behaviour of the Indians, strong Traces of good Sense, a nice Address in the Conduct of their Affairs, a noble Simplicity, and that manly Fortitude which is the constant Companion of Integrity. The Friendship of a Nation like this, tho' under the Appellation of Savages or Barbarians, is an Honour to the most civiliz'd People: I say nothing of the Advantage which is derived from them by Commerce: And the FRENCH well know, by dear Experience, how terrible they are to their Enemies in War.

"When we speak of the Five Nations in FRANCE, (says an Author[8] of that Country



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