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Correspondence of Governor Sharpe, 1753-1757
Volume 6, Preface 15   View pdf image (33K)
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                          NOTES.

   

   

      Page 7, line 3. “length” should be “south.”

      Page 7, line 34. “intirely that.” “convinced” seems to be wanting.

      Page 17, line 25. This letter, found among the Calvert Papers, seems

    to be an abbreviated draft kept by the writer.

      Page 22, line i. "48th degree” for "40th."

      Page 53, line 33. The MS. vol. referred to is in the Calvert Papers.

      Page 64, line 13. “Pilates” for “pilots.”

      Page 78, line 40. “Jamonville” for “Jumonville.”

      Page 78, line 41. “Du Gurne” for “Pu Quesne.”

      Page 8o, line 43. “sent open,” etc. Inserted note of the scribe. It

    is explained by letter, p. 82.

      Page 1 00, line 43. The Calvert referred to is not the Secretary, but a

    kinsman living in Maryland.

      Page 1 17, line 40. “Royal Highness.” The Duke of Cumberland.

      Page 117, line 44. “character,” i. e. handwriting.

      Page 130, line 6. Cresap's Map. See p. 72.

      Page 131, line 42. “Heirs.” Probably “heads.”

      Page 146, line 4. Moncatoocha, also called Scarroyady, was an

    Oneida chief who succeeded the Half-King, Thanacharisson, in 1754.

    He was a faithful ally of the English, and accompanied Braddock's

    expedition, in which he lost a son.

      Page 147, line 11. PSS. An unintelligible contraction.

      Page 1 line 8. The murder referred to was committed by George

    Talbot upon Christopher Rousby in 1684. Talbot was carried to Vir

    ginia and condemned to death, but pleaded the King's pardon. This

    led later to complicated questions involving the title of lands formerly

    held by him whether they were forfeited or not; whether a condemna

    tion in a Virginia court for an offence committed by a Marylander in

    Maryland, was not illegal; and whether the King's pardon did not

    restore his estates, if legally forfeited.

      Page 1 line 25. "Aruadacks." Probably “Arondacks.”

      Page 166, line 37. “Scarroyada.” See note to p. 146.

      Page 168, line 17. “calavances.” A word unknown to the editor.

      Page 173, line 4. "17/ p cent.” Apparently 17 shillings per cwt., or

    about 2d per lb. on the hoof. The “fifth quarter” the editor cannot

    explain.

      Page 1 8o, line 1 5. “Sheveralty,” 1. e. shrievalty or sheriffalty.

      Page 198, line 1 2. The interpolated figures were added by the

    original scribe.

      Page 203, line 37. The minutes of this Council are printed in Colon.

    Rec. of Penna. vi. 365.

   

 

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