1730 Cherokee Treaty with British

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:• ^The VanguSrdMattofftW^ andtwofrigates, paffed \ open,and true Hearts to great King; and thereupon by Plymouth laft^TuciUy fer theWeftward, frdhi which I we" give ybu four Pieces oTftriped Duffils. the great Po|fet^^«»joiajpdna^jMA;eQftofe *t$J&iaw&i i I Hear then the Words of the Great Kin 'Qjt^thxm&y '^iim^l^^-^^'^t^if^^^S^ j vVOuliave feeh, airid who has commanded us to Houfe at Tot ^h^i$^^h ©m^ 4Hat ! theiEiigKfh every where on all Sides of ger.Laney tg ^^,Ha^h^i'ijf ,^u4ga Row- Yefterday MoimnJ^^d^her Houfe in North-ilreet : W^ftminfter,- Mrs. I^UKf^d,^ a Lady poflefled of a pfen- ^fol Fortune. - £ Laft Week died atS&elton, near York, aged 8b, Hetiry 1 Brook, Efq; Brothe^^thel ^teHSu James Brook, Bart. - Wednefday Monyh ^a Pbfter.Witha, Hamper of Li quor oirhis Back, : fel^bwn neat Temple Bar, whereby : one^pf Ills Thiglrf broke, and he was very much •Thurfday Morning* 1 a Woman in the New Road near ^.Lambeth> was ftm over by a Cart, whereby one of her ] Legs was brbke< f* Yefterday Zachariah Dixon and William Davis, who : were conyifted at the Otd-Bailey for Tranfoortation, received his Majefty's Patdon, on Condition of their ferving • in fome of the Corps belonging to his Majefty. Tork^ March 8. Laft Tuefday came on the Trial of Edward Smith, Serjeant .in the late General Elliot 's Regiment of Foot, for the Murder of Samuel Land ; when he was found guilty, received Sentence of Death, and on Thurfday was execute^ and/his Body fent to the County Hofpital to be diffectetf^ I R./ E. L A N D. Dub)'m, March 8, - The Sovereign and Inhabitants of th,4^gfc.0£ gelf^ .have declared their grateful Senfe :of- wie - wllgatiohtthey lye under to his Majefty's Troops underjthc Commahd^bf Major General Strode, who were ]at Carrickfergus and .in that Town, when the late Attack was made by the French on thofe Parts; and to the feveral Bodies of Miiitia-of the Counties of Armagh, Down and Antrim, who came with fo much Expedition and Chear- fulhefs to their Affiance. They declare further that the handful of newraifed Troops, coafifting of 150 Men, commanded by Lieut. Col. Jennings, who killed and wounded more than 100 of the Enemy, who were upwards of rooo, with thfi;tnfling Lois of five or fix, and at laft capitulated for wam>pf Ammunition, convinced the Enemy that they would be oppofed to the utmoft by Men of Courage; and the fneedy coming in of the Militia from all.Parts, which <$ney were not ignorant of, made them (erifible -that mere would not be wanting, fufficient Numbers to do it,* iT]be Prefervation then of this Town is plainly owing, tinder God, to the Behaviour of thefe Troops, and of onr Countrymen in appearing fo feafonably: for our Defence. They fay alfo that;they think it incumbent on them therefore to return their Thanks to Major General Strode.and his Regiment;'and in the moll particular Manner to Col. Jennings, and the Officers and Men under lus Command, for their great Bravery fhewn againft fuc &a firperior Force; to Major Higginfon, and his Corps, faac, Xhsir Attention .to their Duty, and being indefatigable ih the Difchar^e ,of it; and to all the Officers of the' Miliria, and their respective Corps, for their fpeedy-Helpjj and the extraordinary Zeal, Spirit and Activity fhev?n rat their prefervation, and in the Service of their Countfy,. And Aey hope that their Thanks will be accepted of^SiMark of their Gratitude; and that they will belief that I^^ImprefCon which fuch a gene- ,&&$)$}?2ad^ refelute C^t^ct ina^s^upbri 'their Minds, is equal to die (ireatkefs and Importance of the Service they have done them. On Thuxfday laft the Houfe of Commons votedThanks to the Gentlemen of the Counties of Antrim, Armagh, and Down, and the City of Deny, for their loyal Beha­ viour and Readinefs in mafching tb oppofe the French upon their landing at Carrickfergus. And Yefterday they refolved the like Thanks to the brave Lieut. Col. Jennings for his heroic Behaviour. By Letters -from Whitehaven, we learn that as foon as Intelligence was received thfre of M. Thurot 's being in our Channel, they immediately put every Thing belonging to their Fort with tto^ Battery of 18, in fuch Readi­ nefs as to be perfectly fecure; and able if he fhould make any. Attempts there to give him a warm Reception ; that they had alfo difolayed.th£.Britifh Flag on the Fort, and underneath a.Woma«?i Shift upon a Pole, with one Sleeve on, in Derifion o| htoinf|£jr's: Attempts. At Night as ,a Gentleman was. paffingnlong Anglefey- ftreec, hewas>purfued out of a Hode of ill Fame by a Number" of Bullies, who wounded him in a dangerous Manner. Soon after feveraO'erfons aflembled and attacked that and another Hoafe of theJlike Kind:in faid Streeti both whij ^ii they deniAtifhed, with all the Furniture that were in them: In one of tfiofe fame Houfes one Richard Trimble a Cook, was murdered a few Nights ago. , • For this Week paft the Take of CodFifhhas been fo great, that this and the preceding Day upwards of 40 Cars laden with them' have been brought to this City, which has conftderably lgllfene4 their PnCe./ We hear that M. Thurot fought and was killed, dref- fed Uke.a S^ajjo/,,! in a bluejacket, in Order (as is fup- poied>:thp S&ter.tgi^d ^i^lii^felf. —~<A M >£M ; R- I G A. • The fillakoing fr^dn tAthenticCopy'0''tbt'Treatyconcluded by 'the Lords of Trade and Plantations, by the King's Order, twith the Cherokee'Indians, referred to in and confirmed by the new Treaty, infer fed in ourPaper of'laft Tburfday. 44 tff7HEREM yoa Scayagufta Oukah, Chief of yy the Town of Taffeta,. you Scalilofken Keta- gufta, you Tehtowe, you Clogoittah, ,you Colannah, you Unnacanoy, you Oucounacou, have been deputed by the whole Nation of th6 Cherokee Indians to come to Great Britain, where you have feen the great King George, and in Token of your Obedience.have laid the ^Qrown of your Nation* with the Scalps oj ^yonr Enemies, ^S^Feathers ,o^-Peace, at his Majef^sjFeet'; now the -King of Great Britain bearing Love his Heart to the ^Owerfdr^hd 3 &eat Nation of the Cherokee Indians, his *g^'F«eh*:®M 8 !^ ^ empowered us to treat witrtyoBij ^eieV an4 accordingly we now fpeak to ; you as if ikv tPiwI^Hathia of the Cherokee Indians, their old Men, : ydu% Men, Wives and Children, were allprefent, and-yon ^f|„to underftand the Words we "fpeak as the^brds pT^ie^great King our Mafter, whom i .yauhave feen, and tve ffiiiS uaderftand the Words which you fpeak to at as die Words of alhyour People, with ^^hntains .and Lates are his People, and his Children, e^o^lhtlo^es, t^iit their Friends are his Friends, and their Enemies are his Enemies ; that he takes it kindly th^t^^eat'Nattori of the Cherokees have fent you hi- "ther^g ^eiaJt 'Waytob.righten the Chainof Friendihip between hinvaad them, and between his People and your People jvthatthe Chainof Friendihip between him and theChero|cee Indians is like the Sun, which both fhines 'here'and alfo apoh the great Mountains where they Jive, and equally warms the Hearts of the Englifh and of the Indians; that as there are no Spots or Blacknefs in the Sun, To there is riot any Ruft or Foulnefs in this Chain, and as the great King has fattened one End of it to his; own Bread, he defires you will carry another End of the Chain and faften it well to the Breafts of your old wife Men, your Captains, and all your People, never more to be broken ormadeloofe; and hereupon we give you two Pieces of blue Cloth. 44 The great King and the Cherokee Indians being thus faftened together by the Chain of Friendfliip, he has, ordered his People and Children the Ehgli/h in Carolina, to trade with the Indians, and to furnifh them with all Manner of Goods that they want, and to make hafte to build Houfes, and to plant Corn from Charleftown towards the Towns of the Cherokees, beyond the great Mountains, for he defires that the Indians and the Englifh may live together as the Children of one Family, whereof the great King is a kind and loving Father; and as the King has given his Land on both Sides of the great Mountains to his own Children-the Englifh, fo he now gives to the Cherokee Indians the Privilege of living where they pleafe : and he has ordered his Governor to forbid the Englifh from building Houfes or planting Corn near any Indian Town, for fear that your young People fhould kill the Cattle and the young Lambs, and £0 quarrel with the Englifh and hurt them ; and hereupon we give one Piece of red Cloth. 44 The great Nation of Cherokees being now theChil- dren of the King of Great-Britain, and he their Father, the Cherokees muft treat the Englifh as Brethren of the fame Family, and muft be always ready at the- Governor's Command to fight againft any Nation, whether they be white Men or Indians, who fhaU'dare to moleft or hurt the Englifh ; and hereupon we give twenty Guns. 44 The Nation of the Cherokees fhall on their Part take Tcare : to keep the trading Path clean, and that there be no Blood in the Path where the Englifh white Men tread, even though they fhould be accompanied by any orher People with whom the Cherokees are at War; whereupon we give four hundred Pounds Weight of Gunpowder. That the Cherokees fhall not fuffer their people to trade with the white Men of any other Nation but the Englifh, nor permit white Men of any other Nation to build any Forts, Cabins, or plant Corn among thenv or near to any of the Indian Towns, or upon the jLands which belong to the great King; and if any fubh Attempt fhall be made, yeu muft acquaint the Englifh Governour therewith, and do whatever he dire&s, in Order to maintain and defend the great King's Right to the Couhfjy of CarbTiha; wHereupon^Tgivy%v^^re^ Pounds Weight of Swan-fhot and five hundred Pounds Weight of Bullets. 44 That if any Negroe Slaves fhall run away into the Woods from their Englifh Mafters, the Cherokee Indians fhall endeavour to apprehend them, and either bring them back to the Plantation from which they run away, or to the Governor : And for every Negroe fo apprehended and brought back, the Indian who brings him fhall receive a Gun and a Match Coat; whereupon we give a Box of Vermilion, ten thoufand Gun Flints, and fix Dozen of Hatchets. That if by any accidental Misfortune it fhould happen that an Englifhman fhould kill an Indian, the King or Great Man of the Cherokees fhall iirft. complain to the Englifh Governor, and the Man who did it fhall be pu- nifhed by the Englifh Laws as if he had killed an Eng­ lifhman ; and in like Manner, if an.Indian-kill an Eng­ lifhman, the Indian who did it fhall be delivered up to the Governor, and punifhed by th« fame Englifh Law ; whereupon we give twelve Dozen of fpring Knives, four Dozen of brafs Kettles, and ten Dozen of Belts. You are to underftand all that we have now faid to be the Words of the great King whom you have feen ; and as a Token that his Heart is open and true to his Children and Friends the Cherokees, and to all their People, he gives his Hand in this Belt, which he defires may be kept and fhewn to all your People, and to their Children and Children's Children, to confirm what is now fpoken, and to bind this Tteaty of Peace and Friendfhip betwten the Englifh and Cherokees as long as the Mountains and Rivers fhall laft, or the Sun fhine : Whereupon we give this Belt of Wampum." By Command of their Lordfhips, • (Signed) ' . ALURED POPPLE. Whitehall, Sept. 7, 1730. N.B. The Names, of Indians are not arbitrarily in> pofed, but given as a Distinction of Honour, &c; and by different Actions the fame Perfons acquire new Names : Thus, the Indian named in the above Treaty Oucouna­ cou, is at this Day called Attakullakulla, and by theBri- tifh Traders, The "Little Carpenter." High Water this Day at London-Bridge at 26 after 1 z in the Morning, and 53 after 12 in the Afternoon. Bank Stock fhut. India ditto fhut. South Sea ditto 90 \. 3 per Cent. Bank Ann. red. fhut. Ditto confol. 81. Ditto 1726 80 \. Ditto 1759 80 f. 3 { ditto 1756 84 f. Ditto 1758 86 f. • 4 per C, ditto 1760 93 \ a J, Old 82 2 fhut. 3 per Cent. South Sea Ann. 82 f. Ditto New Ann. Ditto 1751 81 |. Ditto India Ann. Indja'Bonds is. a 2s. Bank Circulat. 7s. 6d. a ros- Navy Bills 7 | per Cent Difc. Tickets 4]. 18s. Scrip. 94 f

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