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ting ministers in the lower parts of which failed this morning, is calthe country, which are as able to led the Onondaga Polly, with an support them as most parts of Eu- Indian warrior painted on her en. rope. For it is common to collect fign. The grenadiers and light-inor settle above 100 l. per annum, fantry are imbarking in Row-galon a New Light, or Dutch minifter, leys and whale-boats, and all are besides purchasing for him a hand- in readiness for attacking Ofwegatfome house and glebe. I think the che, on which the fate of Montreal preaching in Dutch ought to be fuch depends. The French have abolished for the reasons above. Ex- reconnoitered us by water, but their cept the flüice and portage at Fort Indians drop their hatchets, and delStanwix, which unites the Atlantic pond. Ours are in good spirits, but with the lakes Ontario, Erie, and quite tired of the camp. Our geSt. Lawrence, &c. nothing is worth neral is another Fabius. remarking but the Oneida Lake, fabout 35 miles long, and 5 broad)
in your moit affectionate and the Tavelners anô lowers of this middle region, which will be a humble Servant, the principal key of the fur trade.
J.T. Oswego is indeed a pretty port, and a noble situation for defence
N. B. If you see any of my friends, you
may affure them I still wear my scalp. and commerce : our commodore