Indians : the Six Nations of New York: Cayugas, Mohawks (Saint Regis), Oneidas, Onondagas, Senecas, Tuscaroras

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Halaman 22 - GEORGE CLINTON, Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Province of New York, and Territories thereon depending in America, Vice Admiral of the same, and Admiral of the White Squadron of his Majesty's Fleet.
Halaman 19 - France must chiefly ascribe the final overthrow of her magnificent schemes of colonization in the northern part of America...
Halaman 18 - Onondagas, who have your habitation at the ' Great Mountain,' and are overshadowed by its crags, shall be the third nation, because you are greatly gifted in speech, and are mighty in war. "And you, Cayugas, whose habitation is the ' Dark Forest,' and whose home is everywhere, shall be the fourth nation, because of your superior cunning in hunting.
Halaman 20 - I have been told by old men in New England, who remembered the time when the Mohawks made war on their Indians...
Halaman 39 - Secondly the State of New York doth hereby cede, grant release and confirm to the said Commonwealth of Massachusetts and to the use of the Commonwealth their Grantees and the heirs and Assigns of such Grantees forever the right of preemption of the soil from the native Indians and all other the estate, right, title and property (the Right and title of Government, sovereignty and jurisdiction excepted) which the State of New York hath...
Halaman 26 - Bar applicant is willing and able to promise that he will support the Constitutions of the United States and the State of New York.
Halaman 72 - If you tie up the clothes of an orphan child, the Great Spirit will notice it, and reward you for it.
Halaman 17 - Onondagas retain the custody of the wampums of the Five Nations, and the keeper of the wampums, Thomas Webster, of the Snipe tribe, a consistent, thorough pagan, is their interpreter. Notwithstanding the claims made that the wampums can be read as a governing code of law. it is evident that they are simply monumental reminders of preserved traditions, without any literal details whatever. "The first [of this] group from left to right, represents a convention of the Six Nations at the adoption of...
Halaman 20 - No distant solitude, no rugged fastness, was too obscure or difficult to escape their visitation ; no enterprise was too perilous, no fatigue too great, for their courage and endurance.

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