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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 Inhabitants of Carolina, thro' the Richness of the Soil, live an easy and pleasant Life.
The Allegator is the same, as the Crocodile, and differs only in Name.
Many of the French follow a Trade with the Indians, living very conveniently for that Interest.
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December 27, 1674
John Lawson 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.
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