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King Wahunsonacook - Powhatan

Why should you take by force from us that which you can obtain by love? Why should you destroy us who have provided you with food ? What can you get by war ?

It is better to eat good meat, be well, and sleep quietly with my women and children; to laugh and be merry with the English, and be their friend; to have copper hatchets and whatever else I want.

King Wahunsonacook - Powhatan

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