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John Lawson
1674 - 1711
Nationality: British
Category: Explorer
Subcategory: British Explorer

The Allegator is the same, as the Crocodile, and differs only in Name.


Many of the French follow a Trade with the Indians, living very conveniently for that Interest.


The Merchants of Carolina, are fair, frank Traders.


The Indian Corn, or Maiz, proves the most useful Grain in the World; and had it not been for the Fruitfulness of this Species, it would have proved very difficult to have settled some of the Plantations in America.


New planted Colonies are generally attended with a Force and Necessity of Planting the known and approved Staple and Product of the Country, as well as all the Provisions their Families spend.


The Inhabitants of Carolina, thro' the Richness of the Soil, live an easy and pleasant Life.


Their way of Dancing, is nothing but a sort of stamping Motion, much like the treading upon Founders Bellows.


The Indians, I was now speaking of, were not content with the common Enemies that lessen and destroy their Country-men, but invented an infallible Stratagem to purge their Tribe, and reduce their Multitude into far less Numbers.


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