???他会议室在桌下含着b

kennesse, dis●orders, debauches, warring, and quarrels, a●nd whatsoever doth obstruct the growth and en■largement

ndians ove

d upon thamay

of the Christian faith amongst■ those people." He then, in reply to an appl■ication of Denonville, promised to give u●p "runawayes." [13] [13] Dongan to Denonville●, 26 July,

e sent formay

1686, in N. Y. Col. Docs., III. 460●. Promise was not followed by performan●ce; and he still favored to the utmost the truan●t Frenchmen who made Albany their r●esort, and often brough

com■e to me,

t with th●em most valuable information.■ This drew an angry letter from Denonville. "Y■ou were so good, Monsieur, as to tell me th●at you would give up all the deserter●s who have fled to you to escape cha●stisement for their knavery. As■ most of them are bankrupts and thieves●, I hope that they will

give● you reason to repent having harbored them●, and that your merchants who employ them ●will be punished for trusting suc●h rascals." [14] To the great wrath of th■e French governor, Dongan persiste●d in warning the Iroquois that■ he meant to attac

checked s

everely■,jun

k them. "You proposed, ■Monsieur," writes Denonville, "to ■submit every thing to the decision of our ■masters. Nevertheless, your emi●ssary to the

vours usedjun

Onondagas told all the Fi●ve Nations in your name to pi●llage and make war on us." Next, h■e berates his rival for furnishing the India●ns with rum.

ilthy drun