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1Choctaw Indians.

2Chevalier de Verbois.

3Ymatahatchitou was known to the English as Red Shoe.

4The Mobilians, a branch of the Choctaw tribe, dwelt in the Indian town of Mobile at the head of Mobile Bay.

5De Beauchamps owned and resided on Twenty-One Mile Bluff, the first highland above the French town of Mobile.

6Chickasaw Indians.

7There was a Choctaw town of Yowani on the Chickasawhay River near the north border of Wayne County, Mississippi.

8De Louboey (Lubois) seems to have been in command of Fort Condé at Mobile.

9Michel Baudouin, for eighteen years a missionary to the Choctaws.

10The Tohomes, or Thomez, Indians - who spoke the Choctaw dialect and were closely associated with the Mobilians - had a settlement on the west bank of the Tombigbee, a few miles above the Indian town of Mobile.

11Jean Baptiste Lemoyne, Sieur de Bienville, who in conjunction with his brother, Pierre Lemoyne, Sieur d'Iberville, founded Mobile.

12Fort Louis.

13Sieur Lemoyne de Chateaugué, a brother of Bienville.

14Diron d'Artaguiette, author of the second journal of this volume, and at one time commandant of Fort Condé.

15The Couchas or Conchas were Choctaws inhabiting the town of Coucha or Concha in the northeast district of the Choctaw country.

16Fort Tombecbé, on the west bank of the Tombigbee River about twenty miles above its confluence with the Black Warrior.

17Le Sueur, commandant of Fort Toulouse.

18Upper Creek Indians inhabiting the region of the Coosa River above Hatchet Creek.

19There is doubt as to the identity of these Indians but it seems likely that they were Upper Creeks inhabiting the town of Pakan-Tallahassee on Hatchet Creek about eighteen miles from its junction with the Coosa.

20The Tallapoosas were Upper Creeks inhabiting the region of the Tallapoosa River.

21The Alibamas inhabited the region at and below the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa.

22Wabash.

23Shawnee.

24Kawitas, Lower Creeks inhabiting the town of Kawita on the Chattahoochee River.

25Kasihtas, Lower Creeks inhabiting the town of Kasihta on the Chattahoochee River a little below Kawita.

26The principal town of this name - a Choctaw town - was on the site still known as Yazoo Old Town in Neshoba County, Mississippi. There was another town of the same name farther east.

27There was a Choctaw town of Oony on a branch of the upper Chickasawhay River in what is now Newton County, Mississippi.

28These six villages were in the region of the upper waters of Chickasawhay River, within the limits of the present Newton and Jasper counties, Mississippi.

29Ayanabi, a Choctaw town about one hundred miles west of Fort Tombechbé.

30Abéka or Abihka Indians inhabiting the town of Abikudshi on Tallassee Creek, about five miles from its junction with the Coosa River.

31A Choctaw town about three miles southwest of the old Choctaw town of Yazoo.

32A Choctaw town on one of the head streams of Pearl River.

33The Koasati, Alabamas inhabiting a village near the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa rivers.

34A kind of French cloth much in demand among the Indians.

35Chevalier de Bertel or Bertet was commandant in the Illinois country in 1742-1749.

36Ymatahatchitou, or Red Shoe, was not killed until the summer of 1748 after the more influential chiefs of the nation had decided that he should be sacrificed as a means of restoring peace between the warring factions, and even then his death was of no avail, for the English by means of bribes had a younger brother placed at the head of their faction and the war was continued.

37Chunkey, a Choctaw town in the neighborhood of the "Six Villages."

38Fausser la route.

Source: Travels in the American Colonies

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