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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1667-1687/8
Volume 5, Page 258   View pdf image (33K)
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258 Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1676-81.

P. R. O.
B. B.

house ordeined to that end by the Governor Gen" And if the
Sinneques now or at any time hereafter should appoint any
other place for to speake with you, in their own Country or
elsewhere, we desire that it may not be accepted, but that this
be and remaine the onely appointed and prefixed place, and
all that was propounded by you the 4th of this instant, we
desire that it may be punctually observed upon your side as
we shall upon ours, and if you have a mind hereafter to speake
with us, we desire that it may be here and noe where else doe
A Drest Elk Skinn.
6. They say we doe returne you hearty thanks for the re-
leaseing of the two Sonnes of Canondondawe, and likewise
that you beheaded the Sachem of the Susquehannohs named
Achnaetsachawey who was the cause of their being taken
prisoners and doe present. 5. Beavers.

This is a true Coppy translated, compared & revised
p. me Robt Livingston Secry

Interpreted by
Akus Cornelise
who was assisted
by Arnont
Cornelise Vicle

The Sinnondowannes and Cajouges answer
to the Propositions made to them the 22d August
1677. by the Honoble Coll: Henry Coursey Au-
thorised bv Charles Lord Baron of Baltemore

Lord Propr of Maryland in the Court house of Albany the day
and yeare above written

Adondarechaa Speaker
The                             D' Canendodo

Sinnondowannes          Thowekinio

Sachems are             Kajanwee

Die Die Hokoran

Oguera is

Brethren we are now come upon yr sending for. Whereas we
have alwaies had a firm Covenant with this Government
which hath been faithfully kept by the Governor Genll whom
we have taken to be our greatest Lord for which we doe give
him hearty thanks, for he hath putt aside all mistakes which
have happened, we never had warrs with this Government but
with yours, and now you are come from Maryland and Virginia
to speake with us in his presence and lett that wch you have
proposed to us be as fast and firm as the Covenant we have
with the Governor Genll we humbly thank you that you have
sent for us to speake with us in this Government and doe
present                                                       Half a Beaver

2. You are come here to speake with us of good things, and
we will give you a good Answer thereupon doe give

One Beaver.


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