The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada - Vol. 2

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CHAPTER XIII.
1763.

ROUT OF CUYLER'S DETACHMENT. -- FATE OF THE FOREST GARRISONS.

WHILE perils were thickening around the garrison of Detroit, the British commander-in-chief at New York remained ignorant of its danger. Indeed, an unwonted quiet had prevailed, of late, along the borders and about the neighboring forts. With the opening of spring, a strong detachment had been sent up the lakes, with a supply of provisions and ammunition for the use of Detroit and the other western posts. The boats of this convoy were now pursuing their course along the northern shore of Lake Erie; and Gladwyn's garrison, aware of their approach, awaited their arrival with an anxiety which every day increased.

Day after day passed on, and the red cross of St. George still floated above Detroit. The keen-eyed watchfulness of the Indians had never abated; and woe to the soldier who showed his head above the palisades, or exposed his person before a loophole. Strong in his delusive hope of French assistance, Pontiac had sent messengers to M. Neyon, commandant at the Illinois, earnestly requesting that a

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Introduction to The Bison Book Edition vii
  • Notes xvi
  • Preface - To the Sixth Edition. xix
  • Preface - To the First Edition xxi
  • Contents of Vol. I xxvii
  • Chapter I - Introductory.--Indian Tribes East of The Mississippi. 1
  • Chapter II - 1608-1763. 46
  • Chapter III - 1608-1763. 65
  • Chapter IV - 1700-1755. 95
  • Chapter V - 1755-1763. 142
  • Chapter VI - 1760. 161
  • Chapter VII - 1760-1763. 172
  • Chapter VIII - 1763. 191
  • Chapter IX - 1763 200
  • Chapter X - 1763. 212
  • Chapter XI - 1768. 223
  • Chapter Xil - 1763. 243
  • Chapter XIII - 1763. 260
  • Chapter XIV - 1763. 287
  • Chapter XV - 1763. 305
  • Chapter XVI - 1763. 322
  • Chapter XVII - 1763. 338
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