by Dr. Charles R. Hollowell (Includes Tuscarora Peace Treaty of 1712)
Archives for December 2011
From Hawks’ History of North Carolina, Vol. 2. “In three several Marches from Virginia to the west of Carolina, and other parts of the Continent; begun in March, 1669, and ended in September, 1670. Collected and translated out of Latin from his discourse and writings, by SIR WILLIAM TALBOT, Baronet. Printed in London, in 1672.”
Describes early colonial North Carolina laws in reference to indentured servants and slaves, particularly in regards to race. For instance, the unfortunate, innocent child born to a white servant woman while under indenture was placed into bondage at birth until age 31. For getting pregnant during her indenture, she would be bound to serve an […]
Describes the worried state of the colonials in the wake of the death of Gov. Hyde, and in the midst of the “Tuscarora War.” Also has an example of the common colonial reference to all Indians belonging to the Haudenosaunee as “Senecas.”
Brief descriptions from Hawks’ History relating to the various settlements (reservations/territories) specified for Indian use in the post-Tuscarora War era.