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Letter of the Council of South Carolina, 1715 June 22.

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Abstract

Contains a letter from Robert Daniel, Samuel Eveleigh, Nicholas Trott, & Charles Hart of the Council of South Carolina to [Lieutenant Governor Alexander Spotswood] enclosing a deposition of Henry Atherton regarding the role of Virginia traders in the encouragement of an attack against the people of South Carolina by the Catawba Indians. The letter also states that the Virginia traders carried away twenty horses & thirty Indians with skins owned by an Indian trader named Titmarsh. The Councilmen ask that these skins be seized to defray the cost of powder, ammunition, & other necessaries they made need from the government of Virginia.