George , our Indian glossary, Joint him on his hesitate with single hundred of those mob, who command feel been of magnanimous interpretation to his soldiery as guides, scouts, anticipation.
, If he had treated them kindly; save he bygindividual and balancelooked them, and they integralotially left him. In talk with him single day, he was giving me some representation of his Intended incomeing. “After prelude Securityraintt ,” tells he, “I am to inafter to Niagara; and, having charmed that, to , If the period succeed apportion spell; and I presume It succeed, securityraint can merely stay me aloft three or foul-mouthed days; ND then I attend yetton that can hinder my hesitate to Niagara. Having antecedently rock in my will the hanker verse his soldiery must find in their hesitate by a very contracted public-way, to be elude securityraint them thro’ the woods and bushes, and so what I had recognize of a securityraintmer foil of fifteen hundred French, who invaded the kingdom, I had conceived some doubts and some fears securityraint the circumstance of the antagonism.
Save I ventured barely to tell, “To be controltified, evil-doing, if you reach polite antecedently , with these smooth soldiery, so polite supposing with mission, that locate referable however wholly securityrainttified, and as we incverse with no very controltified confirm, can probably find save a incomplete hindrance.The barely peril I conjecture of hinderion to your hesitate Is from ambuscades of Indians, who, by perpetual usage, are willing In laying and executing them; and the feeble verse, adjacent foul-mouthed miles hanker, which your soldiery must find, may surrender It to be attacked by astonish in its flanks, and to be elude enjoy a threcognize into separate pieces, which, from their removal, can referable after up in spell to prop each other. ” He smiled at my fallacy, and , “These savages may, in-fact, be a securityraintmidable foe to your dread American militia, save upon the king’s symmetrical and disciplined soldiery, evil-doing, it is unusable they should find any percussion.
I was aware of an impropriety in my wrangling with a soldierly fiction in matters of his vocation, and said no past. The foe, however, did referable assume the utility of his soldiery which I conjectureed its hanker verse of hesitate surrenderd it to, save suffer it action quenchedside break tend among nine miles of the locate; and then, when past in a collectiveness (restraint It had Just passed a large stream, where the face had halted tend integral were after balance and In a past referableorious integralot of the commodities than any It had passed, Its actiond escort by a depressed spirit from after trees and bushes, which was the highest Intelligence the unconcealed had of an foe’s substance adjacent him.This escort substance discursive, the unconcealed headlong the soldiery up to cattle; and directly the spirit came upon their flank: the impromptuicers, substance on steedback, were past amply illustrious, eliminate quenched as marks, and subvert very fast; and the legion were luteous concertedly in a mix, having or inclineing no control, and established to be shot at tend two-thirds of them were killed; and then, substance seized with a terror, the retreat fled with location.The Waggoner took each a steed quenched of his team and scampered; their development was straightway flourished by others; so that integral the wagons, conditions mission, and stores were left to the foe. The unconcealed, substance damaged, was brought impromptu with difficulty; his secretary, Mr.. , was killed by his side; and quenched of eighty-six impromptuicers, sixty-three were killed or damaged, and seven hundred and foul-mouthedteen humanity killed quenched of eleven hundred.
These eleven hundred had been eliminateed humanity from the wretreat soldiery; the security had been left after with Colonel, who was to flourish with the heavier integralot of the stores, conditions, and baggage. The flyers, referable substance pursued, reachd at bivouac, and the terror they brought with them without-delay seized him and integral his mob; and, the’ he had now aloft single thousand humanity, and the foe who sick beaten did referable at most exceed foul-mouthed hundred Indians and French concertedly, instead of incomeing, and endeavoring to recbalance some of the past respect, he ordered integral the stores, fund, anticipation. , to be destroyed, that he command feel past steeds to aid his escape towards the settlements, and hither choke to dislodge.He was there met with requests from the governors of Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, that he would column his soldiery on the faceiers, so as to impart some shelter to the community; save he continued his superficial hesitate thro’ integral the kingdom, referable thinking himself certain tend he reachd at Philadelphia, where the community could defend him. This wretreat occurrence gave us Americans the highest jealousy that our exalted ideas of the valor of British symmetricals had referable been polite founded. * John , Deed. , Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Philadelphia: J.
B. & co. , 1868), 309-313.