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Contents




PART V

INTERCOLONIAL, 1689-1764


CHAPTER XVII — THE FRENCH COLONIES
109. Bénard de la Harpe:
  Foundation of Louisiana, 1700-1703
312
110. Lieutenant-Governor Alexander Spotswood:
  Danger from the French Mississippi Settlements, 1718
316
111. Surveyor-General Cadwallader Colden:
  The French and the Fur Trade, 1724
320
112. Professor Peter Kalm:
  The Government of Canada, 1749
324

CHAPTER XVIII — THE INDIANS
113. James Adair:
  The Life of an Indian Trader, 1735-1775
327
114. Professor Peter Kalm:
  Small Pox and Brandy among the Indians, 1749
330
115. Sir William Johnson:
  A Flowery Speech to the Six Nations, 1753
331
116. Captain Jonathan Carver:
  "A Concise Character of the Indians," 1767
334

CHAPTER XIX — INTERCOLONIAL WARS
117. Comptroller-General de Monseignat:
  The Taking of Schenectady, 1690
337
118. Colonel Miles Brewton and others:
  The Evil Deeds of the Spaniards, 1702-1740
340
119. Anonymous:
  A Ballad of Pigwacket
344
120. Captain Samuel Curwen:
  The Louisburg Expedition, 1745
346
121. Newspaper:
  A Spanish Privateer in the Delaware, 1748
349

CHAPTER XX — THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR
122. Professor Peter Kalm:
  The Question of Colonial Independence, 1748
352
123. Royal Ministerial Minutes:
  The French Title to the Beautiful River, 1752
354