ASCII text of "...put a most Effectual Stop to their very Being," (Amherst to Johnson, 27 August 1763; microfilm reel 34/38, item 257.

I shall only Say, that it Behooves the Whole Race of Indians to Beware (for I Fear the best of them have in some measure been privy to, & Concerned in, the Late Mischief) of Carrying Matters much farther against the English, or Daring to form Conspiracies, as the Consequence will most certainly occasion measures to be taken, that, in the End will put a most Effectual Stop to their very Being.

(emphasis in original)

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