Letter of Tastata of Eupharshee, 1746 Oct. 26.
Contains a letter of Tastata of Eupharshee [probably a head man or woman of the Catawba Tribe] to Lieutenant Governor William Gooch regarding receipt of his or her letter through the governor's messenger Henry Morris. Tastata writes of his allegiance to King George II and the intention of the French to treat peace with them next Spring. In addition, he writes that no peace will be concluded without the advice & consent of Lieutenant Governor Gooch & the Governor of South Carolina. Lastly, he writes that they have sent presents to the Six Nations for a peace, but have not received and reciprocal presents.