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Powers of a Cherokee Chief, now visiting England...

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July 06, 1762

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 6, 1762  Page 2 has a report from London noting: "The Cherokee Chief who is now here is the second person in point of consideration of his people. The Cherokees are the most considerable Indian nation with which we are acquainted, and are absolutely free...It is courage and ability that constitutes a Chief amongst the Cherokees, who are led by him indeed in time of war, and take his advice in time of peace...The strength of an Indian nation consists in their warriors..." with more.
In 1762, a delegation of Cherokee leaders arrived in London for negotiations with King George III following the Anglo-Cherokee War, part of the French & Indian War.
Most of page 4 is taken up with a: "Pleasant Story of an Indian".
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 10 3/4 inches, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's