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The BA R R-1 E R between the E N G L 1 s H, and,
Particular Accounts of their Religion, Manners, Customs, Laws,
A. N. D.'
a Subjećt nearly concerning all our American Plantations, and highly
To which are added, *
HE Indian Affairs have ever
appeared to your Judgment of such Importance to the Welfare of our own People, that you have ever carefully applied your Thoughts to them; and that with such Success, that not only the present Generation will enjoy the Benefit of your Care, but our latest Posterity bless your Memory for that Happiness, the Foundation of which was laid under your Care, provided that the People here, whose - Duty Duty and Interest is chiefly concern
ed, do on their own Parts second |
your Endeavours, towards securing the Peace, and advancing the Prosperity of their Country.
The following Account of the Five Indian Nations will shew what dangerous Neighbours the Indians have once been ; what Pains a neighbouring Colony (whose Interest is opposite to ours) has taken to withdraw their Affections from us; and how much we ought to be on our Guard. If we only consider the Riches which
our Enemies receive from the Indian
Trade (though we were under no Apprehensions from the Indians themselves) it would be highly imprudent in us to suffer such People to grow Rich and Powerful, while it is in our