John Lawson - Quotes

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The Allegator is the same, as the Crocodile, and differs only in Name. ---->>>

The Inhabitants of Carolina, thro' the Richness of the Soil, live an easy and pleasant Life. ---->>>

Many of the French follow a Trade with the Indians, living very conveniently for that Interest. ---->>>

The Merchants of Carolina, are fair, frank Traders. ---->>>

New planted Colonies are generally attended with a Force and Necessity of Planting the known and approved Staple and Product of the Country, as well as all the Provisions their Families spend. ---->>>

The Indian Corn, or Maiz, proves the most useful Grain in the World; and had it not been for the Fruitfulness of this Species, it would have proved very difficult to have settled some of the Plantations in America. ---->>>

The Indians, I was now speaking of, were not content with the common Enemies that lessen and destroy their Country-men, but invented an infallible Stratagem to purge their Tribe, and reduce their Multitude into far less Numbers. ---->>>

Their way of Dancing, is nothing but a sort of stamping Motion, much like the treading upon Founders Bellows. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 1674
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Explorer

John Lawson (1674? – 1711) was an English explorer, naturalist and writer. He played an important role in exploring the interior of colonial North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, publicizing his expeditions in a book. He founded two settlements in North Carolina: Bath and New Bern, both at the coast (wikipedia)