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Se-quo-yah, V.41
from Harper's New Monthly

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SE-QUO-YAH. 

In the year 1768 a German peddler, named George Gist, left the
settlement of Ebenezer, on the lower Savannah, and entered the
Cherokee Nation by the northern mountains of Georgia.  He had two
pack-horses laden with the petty merchandise known to the Indian
trade.  At that time Captain Stewart was the British Superintendent
of the Indians in that region.  Besides his other duties, he
claimed the right to regulate and license such traffic.  It was an
old bone of contention.  A few years before, the Governor and
Council of the colony of Georgia claimed the sole power of such
privilege and jurisdiction.  Still earlier, the colonial
authorities of South Carolina assumed it.  Traders from Virginia,
even, found it necessary to go round by Carolina and Georgia, and
to procure licenses.  Augusta was the great centre of this

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