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How an Indian was treated by the French...



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January 19, 1765

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 19, 1765  Page 5 includes news from Charleston that: "...an Indian belonging to one of the parties of Cherokees which went out against the enemy Indians last summer...was taken by the enemy Indians...On the night foxed for committing him to the flames, he happily made his escape & got back to the Cherokee nation...he was carried to a good French settlement where he remains during the whole time of his captivity...the French gave them strong talks, with guns, powder, flints, knives, and tomahawks, which they bid them use against the English..." and more.
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, some foxing at front page folds, full red tax stamp on page 4, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's