Conrad Weiser and the Indian Policy of Colonial Pennsylvania

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George W. Jacobs & Company, 1900 - 420 頁
 

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第 66 頁 - Delawares] have been a very unruly people, and are altogether in the wrong in their dealings with you. We have concluded to remove them, and oblige them to go over the River Delaware, and to quit all claim to any lands on this side for the future, since they have received pay for them, and it has gone through their guts long ago. To confirm to you that we will see your request executed, we lay down this string of wampum in return for yours.
第 68 頁 - For all these reasons we charge you to remove instantly, we don't give you the liberty to think about it. You are women. Take the advice of a wise man and remove immediately.
第 67 頁 - This land you claim is gone through your guts; you have been furnished with clothes, meat and drink, by the goods paid you for it, and now you want it again, like children as you are.
第 68 頁 - You may go to either of these places, and then we shall have you more under our eye and shall see how you behave. Don't deliberate but remove away and take this belt of wampum.
第 67 頁 - Shank, from you for it? You have told Us a Blind story that you sent a Messenger to Us to inform Us of the Sale but he never came amongst Us, nor we never heard any thing about it.
第 308 頁 - He is now dead ; but he was a bad man when he was alive. He looked upon us as dogs, and would never hear anything that was said to him. We often endeavoured to advise him, and to tell him of the danger he was in with his soldiers ; but he never appeared pleased with us, and that was the reason that a great many of our warriors left him, and would not be under his command.
第 68 頁 - This string of wampum serves to forbid you, your children and grand-children to the latest posterity, for ever, meddling in land affairs; neither you nor any who shall descend from you, are ever hereafter to presume to sell any land : for which purpose you are to preserve this string, in memory of what your uncles have this day given you in charge. We have some other business to transact with our brothers; and therefore depart the Council, and consider what has been said to you.
第 223 頁 - Lancaster [1744], and desired, that your brethren of the Ohio might likewise confirm the deed. We are well acquainted, that our Chief Council at the Treaty of Lancaster confirmed a deed to you for a quantity of land in Virginia, which you have a right to; but we never understood, before you told us yesterday, that the lands then sold were to extend farther to the sun-setting, than the hill on the other side of the Allegany Hill, so that we can give you no farther answer.
第 280 頁 - Look at the French. They are men; they are fortifying everywhere. But, we are ashamed to say it, you are all like women ; bare and open without any fortifications.
第 87 頁 - Then he said how should come down with a Hatchet Struck in their Head ; the Governor of Virginia must wash off the Blood first, and take the Hatchet out of their Head and Dress the Wound (according to Custom he that Struck first must do it...

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