Sir The Yound gellow which I mentioned to your Excellency being with the Savannah’’ in the Creek Nation he being the prince of Chattugee Son, for which one of the womed belonging to one of the three Savannah’s that where killed, she was kept as an hostage for him. Returned here on the 19th. Instant, he Reports that Leiut. Wall was at the Oak Chow that the two Warriors Mefsenger’s from Old Hop were preparing to Return back, that all the Savannah’ss were out a Hunting that there was only their women and children Left in there Town’s that the
Sir Juft as my Dispatches were a letter from Capt. Morris Arrived from Theowee, Dispatched from Esign Bogges, with a letter from Capt. Daniel Pepper, from New Windfor, a Coppy of which I send your Excellency with a letter from Leiut. Wall Directed to me, & a coppy of another that he wrote to John Hatton of Theowee which Original Ensign Bogges acquaints me that he has Sent to your Excellency, together with one of James Nosmith I do no Approve of Leuit. Wall writing to me to interceed for him with your Excellency, after his last Behaviour in attempting
Sir I took the Liberty of writing to your Excellency by the Last ______by whose dispatches the affairs of this Nation would appear in a pretty favourable light : and nothing happened here, Since he went away of any cosezuence till the 6th Instant in the morning when Captain Demere had Intelligence by the bearer Hereof, Thomas Smith, who lives at Chalugui, That on the 4th at night, Seven men and two wemen Savanah’s had come to Telizua from their town in the Creek Nation. Captain Demere Communicated this news to M. Howarth and mysef we were of oppinnion that
This Day Old Hop, the Little Carpenter, and several of the head Men being afsembled at the Fort the Pipe Sent up by the Governour was produced and smoaked out of by everyone present, when Old Hop, after many Speeches, profofsing the Greatest Friendship, and Sincerity to King George, and all his Children, and adding that he desired to live forever in Peace and Unity with all the English, and declared his aversion to the French, as his Brothers were at war now with them, he said that the Cherokees, had long ago Promised the English some Land in their
Sir On the 5th Instant the two Mefsenger’s that where Sent to the Creek Nation, by Old hop, Arrived at Chota, one of them was not well pleafed, that we Should have killed the Savannah’s, whil he was in the Creek Nation, he Say’s he might have Lost his Life by it, they Report that when the five Savannah’s that made there Escape, got their they made great Complaints to the Creeks, of the I’lh usave of the English, the Creeks told them that they had been too Buisy, and Should not interger themselves in matters which did not concern
From the CattawbersA Coppy of a Paper from O Tafsity, commonly called Judge Friend to, Connecotte called Old hop, May 26th 1757 Brother Connecotte, I have Arrived at the Cattawbers and to Morrow morning, am Setting off for fort Comberland, I have gave the Talk that you gave to me, to the Cattawbers, their being none at home but Old men, the Warriours and beft men is gone to Virginia to war, I am but ten days Short from Seing the Governour of Virginis, and Shall be their Shortly. You may expect to See me in three moons, I shall
A Coppy of a Paper from King Hagier of the Catawbers to the Little Carpenter May 26th 1757 Directed to Captain Raymond Demere This is from the Governour of Virginia to the King of the Catawbers to Send his Brothers the dCherokees word, this Wampum is to the Little Carpernter, and he hopes that you and your head men will Send as many of your People as you can Spare to Afsist our Brothers the whit People against the French and there Indians, and you brought the Hatchette here and wanted our people to go to Warr, and we took
Formerly a leading tribe of South Carolina, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. By reason of the indefinite character of their name, their wandering habits, their connection with other tribes, and because of their interior position away from the traveled routes of early days, the Shawnee were long a stumbling block in the way of investigators.