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French Rivalry-Celeron de Blenville-His Signs of Occupation-Hugh Crawford
- George Crogban, a veteran Trader, and Montour, his Interpreter-Their Mission
from Pennsylvania to the Ohio Tribes-Christopher Gist, the Pioneer of the Yad-
kin-Agent of the Ohio Company His Expedition to the Frontier-eieprovato
Traders at Logstown-Negotiations with the Indian3-icenes in the Ohio Country
-Diplomacy at Pique-Kegs of Brandy and Rolls or Tobacco-Gist's return across
Kentucky-A Deserted Home-French Scheme-Captain Joncaire, a Diplomat of
the Wilderness-His Speech at Logstown-The Indians' Land - Where ?".

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CHAPTER X.

Reply of the Chevalier de St. Pierre-Trent's Mission to the Frontier-Washington re-

croits Troops-Dinwiddie and the House of Burgesses-Independent Conduct of

CONTENTS.

Wishington proclaimed Aide-do-camp-Disappointments at Fredericktown—Benjninin

Franklin and Braddock - Contracts-Departure for Wius Creek-Rough Roals
The General in his Chariot--Camp at Fort Cumberland-Hugh Mercer-Dr. Craik

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CHAPTER XVIL

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