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Correspondence of Governor Sharpe, 1753-1757
Volume 6, Preface 16   View pdf image (33K)
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                                  Notes.

           

              Page 205, line 25. This extract is all we have of this letter.

              Page 212, line 2. “last” for “least.”

              Page 234, line 35. “Half-King” was the title given by the English

            to one of the Oneida chiefs. For Moncatoocha, the chief referred to,

            see note to p. 146.

              Page 253, line 21. “Guust” should be “Gist's.”

              Page 253, line 29. “Shirley.” Not the Governor, but his son, W.

            Shirley, Braddock's secretary.

              Page 254, line 45. "mres," “matters.”

              Page 272, line 31. “vast” for “ fast.”

              Page 274, line r8. “Governor Innes.” That is, governor or com

            mandant of the fort.

              Page 297, line 1 8. “General Johnson.” This was Colonel, after

            wards the famous Sir William Johnson, the chief intermediary between

            the English and the Six Nations.

              Page 305, line 35. “Mr. Ridout.” Sharpe's secretary.

              Page 320, line 1. MS. torn.

              Page 328, line 34. “ Charge” for “change.”

              Page 329, line 5. “Levell'd”for “levied.”

              Page line 31. “Neutrals.” The Acadians, or “neutral French,”

            as they were called, deported from Nova Scotia in the fall and winter of

            1755. In this violent proceeding families were separated and the mem

            bers sent to far distant ports, as in .the case here mentioned.

              Page 391, line 43. “Cape Capon” for “Cacapon.”

              Page 426, line 45. "£800/600" 1. e. from six to eight hundred pounds.

              Page   line 28. “Janicata” for “Juniata.”

              Page line 34. He seems to mean “the Pennsylvanians' ignor

            ance of the art of war.”

              Page 527, line 2. “this place,” i.e. Philadelphia.

              Page 541, line 11. “vived” for “vied.”

              Page 541, line 23. "yrs months,” sic. Perhaps for "ths month.”

           

 

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