History of the Discovery of America, of the Landing of Our Forefathers at Plymouth, and of Their Most Remarkable Engagements with the Indians in New-England: From Their First Landing in 1620 Until the Final Subjugation of the Natives in 1679 : to which is Annexed, the Defeat of Generals Braddock, Harmer & St. Clair by the Indians at the Westward, &c
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When the Indians return from a successful campaign , they contrive their march
so as to approach their village till toward the evening . They then send two or
three forward to acquaint their chief , and the whole village , with the most
The troops after seventeen days march from Miami , , reached the great Miami
village , without any other mo . lestation than that of having a number of their pack
horses stolen . On their arrival they found the village deserted , and all the ...
mile beyond the spot where this affair happened , and on examining the prisoner
found him to be a Delaware , live ing near the scite of the late Miami village ,
which he informed was about thirty miles distant ; I immediately retrogaded four ...
At this town and the village destroyed by Gen , Scott in June , we found the corn
had been re - planted , and was now in high cultivation , several fields being well
ploughed , all which we destroyed . On the 12th , I resumed my march , and ...
The Potawatimies have scattered and gone to different villages of that tribe . The
Winebagoes had all set out on their return to their own country excepting one
chief and nine men who remained at their former village . " The latter had
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Great as a historical reference. Mind you, the context is in reference to the subsequent colonization of America. Today it is evidential that "discovery" was made by Henry Sinclair almost 100 yrs. prior. Of course, I am bias due to that I am a descendent of Henry. On the other hand, I do not like the intent by which war was waged for occupation of the new world. I am sure there was blood on the hands of everyone involved, for this it is necessary to readdress the original issue of suzerainty. I am sure there could be issue with the fact that through the only route possible, since the denial of Scottish sovereignty, was cut off and this is due to divine sovereignty. So, if we can contest he War of King Phillip I am sure we would find that a far less incursion of native Americans would have been possible with a sustained introduction of immigrants. First of all, the assumption of the discovery of a new Indies trades route was simply and speculation.