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ANECDOTE S,

MEMOIRS,

ALLEGORIES,

ESSAYS,

AND

POETICAL FRAGMENTS,

TENDING

TO AMUSE THE FANCY,

AND

INCULCATE MORALITY.

BY MR. ADDISON.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR.

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A

COLLECTION

OF INTERESTING

Anecdotes, Essays, &c.

ANECDOTE

OF

SIR WILLIAM JOHNSON.

SOON after the late Sir William Johnson had

been appointed Superintendant of Indian Affairs in America, he wrote to England for fome Suits of cloaths, richly laced. When they arrived at Sir William's, Hendrick, King of the five nations of Mohawks, was prefent, and particularly admired them, but without faying any thing to Sir William at that time. In a few days, Hend

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