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CORRESPONDENCE,

Containing a Variety of

S U B J E C T S,

· RELATIVE TO

Natural and Civil History, Geography,

Mathematics, Poetry, Memoirs of monthly Oc-
currences, Catalogues of new Books, &c.

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Printed and sold by W. Owen, near Temple-Bar, and
by the Author, at his House in Fleet-street.

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The MOHAWK INDIAN Warrior di'ith his Tomax , Scalping-Knife

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Miscellaneous Correspondence,

in Prose and Verse: Fof AN U A ŘY, 1759. А

S there is lately arrived from Å- they are born, and letting it lye on as

merica, a Mohawk Indian War- long as is necessary for that Purpose. rior, one of General Johnson's Guards, Their Noftrils are large and open ; who had diftinguished himself at the their Eyes small, but quick and pierBattle of Lake George, (where General cing, their Ears large, &c. Fobnfor beat the French) by his finga- The Indian Warriors have only a Iar Valour in taking the French Gene. proper Covering round their Waist ; sal, Monfieur Defeau, Prisoner; and the Rest of the Body being naked. as the abovenamed Indian Warrior (for Their Faces are usually painted some the Gratification of the Curious) is half Black, others one third, Trianexpasid to public View, dress d in the gular-wise; others with bearded Arfame Manner with his native Indians, rows, inftead of Whilkers. Their when they go to War, with bis Face Dress and Appearance vary according and Body painted, his Scalping-knife, to their Rank, as well as the Temper apd Tomax, or Bartle-axe, and all and Disposition of their Minds, as the other Implements that are ased by they have been more or lesą civiliz'd. the Indians in Battle, we imagine à Their Cruelty of scalping their EneCopper-plate Print of this extraordina- mies is probably owing to long Cuty Person will be agreeable: To ftom amongst them, and the bale Inwhich we add the following Account. finuations of those who may have an

These Mobązuk Indians are some- Infuence over them ; but where they what remarkable in their Perlons; have had the Advantage of different they much esteem a very broad, flat Inftruction, there are many Instances

. Foreheads which they íake care to of their discovering a different Dispoa give their Children, by binding hard Gtion. on that Part 2 Plate of Lead as Toon as

MATHEMATICAL Questions Answered. Question 205, answered by the Propofer Mr. R. Waddington. B

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