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The Creek, Shawnee, and Cherokee Indians...



Item # 695148

March 03, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 3, 1757  Page 5 has half a column of reports headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline. A few bits include: "...that a number of Cherokees arrived at Halbamar Fort...they had a meeting with the Upper Creeks to whom the Shawnees presented a red stick...to take part in the war in which they were engaged against the English...But the Wolf King...to come armed with their hatchets and painted red, being determined...to listen to the Shawanese's proposals, etc bring a war upon the Shawnees, Cherokees and Frenchmen...before an Englishman should be hurt, he & every one of his Warriors would sacrifice their lives to protect them..." with more on this.
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, never-trimmed margins, full red tax stamp on page 2, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's