Editors. "Governor of New York tries to protect British colonies against French". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17249, accessed 18 December 2014.]
William Burnet, Governor of New York, begins a campaign to prevent the French from isolating the British colonies in the west. He extends trade with the native Americans to pre-empt and forestall French influence among them.
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