Charles Thomson: Founding Father Quote

Charles Thomson Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 1076 details Share on Google+ - Quote 1076 Linked In Share Button - Quote 1076 The securing a Country and fixing Boundaries is undoubtedly the grand Scheme of the Indians and to effect this they will use their utmost Endeavours, nor do I think it is possible to secure their Friendship without agreeing to this. They see themselves cooped up between two powerful Nations who are daily encreasing upon them and squeezing them into a narrower Compass; so that unless they now exert themselves they see plainly they will be quickly crushed, or deprived of their Country.

Charles Thomson: letter to Benjamin Franklin, May 14, 1758

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