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limits of the United States. Their whole number is 17,280, of which
country on the Appalachicola and Flint rivers, fertile and well watered.
reconnoitring the country, marked the spot on which Savannah now stands, as the fittest to begin their settlement. Here they accordingly be gan, and built a small fort; a number of small huts for their defence andf accommodation. Such of the settlers as were able to bear arms, were embodied, and well appointed with officers, arms, and ammunition. A treaty of friendship was concluded between the settlers and their neigh
bours, and the Creek Indians, and every thing wore the aspect of peace