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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1753-1761
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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1753-1761. 353


receive all Profits Priviledges Bennefits whatsoever to the
said Town belonging in as full and ample manner to all
intents and Purposes as any other Indian Chief or head
Indian ever heretofore had or ever hereafter ought to have
In Witness Whereof we have hereunto set our hands and

Lib. J. R.

& U. S.

Seals this Twenty Second Day of July in the year of our
Lord God 1757.

p. 308

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John O Williams [Seal]

Nancy C Cohonk [Seal]

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William Cohonk [ Seal ]

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Sarah C Cohonk [Seal]

James X Pincher [Seal]

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Moses (( Ashquash [Seal]

Ann X Cohonk [Seal]

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William Ashquash [Seal]

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James Cohonk [Seal]

Tom T Tobe [Seal]


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Molley V Ashquash [Seal]


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To His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esq. Governor and
Commander in Chief in and over the Province of Maryland
&c.

The Petition of us the Indians Inhabitants of Nanticoke
Town in Dorchester County

Most Humbly Sheweth

That we the Natives of this Land Both before and after
the English Came here Enjoyed our Antient Priviledges and
Customs which were handed Down to us by our forefathers,
untill within these two or three years Last Past, when two or
three of the English with a Selfish View sowed disscord
amongst us, making Divisions amongst us in respect to our
chooseing our Emperor or Great or Head man, indeavouring
to set up such as suited their own Ends, We therefore His
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