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A pictorial description of the United States; embracing the history, geographical position, agricultural and mineral resources (1860) (14754943926)

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A pictorial description of the United States; embracing the history, geographical position, agricultural and mineral resources (1860) (14754943926)

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Identifier: pictorialdescrip00sear (find matches)
Title: A pictorial description of the United States; embracing the history, geographical position, agricultural and mineral resources ..
Year: 1860 (1860s)
Authors: (Sears, Robert), 1810-1892. (from old catalog)
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Publisher: New York, R. Sears
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
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but after hisdeath, in 1700, Governor Moore, sus-tained by Lord Granville, one of theproprietors, by intrigue induced the as-sembly to pass a bill establishing epis-copacy, and thus introduced religiouspersecution. The majority of the peoplebeing dissenters, many of them pi-eparedto leave the colony; but the house oflords having voted against the law, andQueen Anne having annulled it, thethreatened evil to the colony was pre-vented. In 1702, England being at war withSpain, Governor Moore undertook a wildexpedition against St. Augustine, andsailed from Port Royal with a part ofthe force raised. Colonel Daniel andhis enlisted Indians, took and robbedthe town: but, while the gbvernor waswaiting for cannon to batter the fortress,into which the enemy had retired, twoSpanish ships appeared, and he made ahasty retreat. To meet the expense ofthis expedition, six thousand pounds,the first paper-money, was emitted inCarolina, which depreciated after a fewyears. A happy termination was at length
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368 DESCRIPTION OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA. put to the old difficulties between thepeople and the proprietors, by the wise,moderate, and coiiciliatory policy ofArchdale, a quaker, who arrived fromEngland in 1695, with authority to bringthe matter to a close; he was succeededin the government by Blake ; but fromhis death, in 1700, under GovernorsMoore and Johnson, the colony was dis-tracted by wars with the Indians andSpaniards. In 1703, the savages com-menced hostilities, instigated by theSpaniards, but were conquered by Gov.^loore, who destroyed about 800. In1706, the Spaniards made a new attackupon Charleston, but were unsuccessful,and retired with much loss; while thecolony failed in an attempt on St. Au-gustine. The Tuscarora and Cosee Indians as-saulted the western settlements in 1712. A great advantage was gained overthem by Col. Barnell, and a decisive vic-tory by Col. Monro soon after, both ofthem being aided by large bodies offriendly Indians. The Tuscaroras wereso discou

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