By Edward P. Hamilton
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De St. Luc gave them a belt of wampum25 in the name of the Abnakis, Algonquins, and Iroquois of the Sault to exhort them to come with them to strike the English at Oswego. They accepted the belt and declared that they would come with them to partake of this meat which they had already tasted. M. de St. Luc left this evening. Yesterday there arrived another band of twelve Chippewas, who were given an immediate audience. July 14: News was received from the Point that two boats loaded with wheat had been attacked at the extremity of Lake Champlain and at Otter Creek by a party of English, perhaps with a few Indians included.
Page 12 A third sang after them, the assembly was over, and the Indians withdrew, carrying away the scalps, the wands decorated with feathers, a kind of trophy, and the banners they had stored with M. de Vaudreuil. They will be outfitted tomorrow and will leave the next day under the leadership of M. Marin. July 16: M. Mercier, the Canadian artillery commander, arrived this afternoon from the Point, having left Carillon yesterday morning. He reported that M. de Montcalm slept today at St. Frederic, so he should be expected on Sunday evening or Monday.
The conflict was inevitable, and it was expedited and made still more certain by the French encirclement of the British western frontiers through their ever increasing chain of posts and little forts, while the westward push of British fur traders exasperated the French. Armed clash was bound to come, and it came at last in 1754 when French troops drove the British away from the Forks of the Ohio, present Pittsburgh, where the British had started to build a trading post at that strategic point, considered by both nations to belong to themselves alone.
Adventure in the wilderness: the American journals of Louis Antoine de Bougainville, 1756-1760 by Edward P. Hamilton