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Correspondence of Governor Sharpe, 1753-1757
Volume 6, Page 322   View pdf image (33K)
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322 Correspondence of Governor Sharpe,



sylvania both inclusive to carry on that Treaty, in behalf of
his Majesty, & of those Colony's to be particularly instructed
by their respective Governments for that Purpose.
3dly That such Instructions be without Delay transmitted to
the General & that he or the Commander in Chief of the
Kings Forces for the time being give such further Instructions
to the Commissioners collective or seperately as he shall think
necessary for his Majesty's Service.
4thly That the Governments of Virginia & the two Carolina's
as soon as Possible Dispatch the Messengers to those Sou them
Tribes inviting them to a General Treaty in his Majesty's
name & in the names of all the said Western Provinces, and
that the time & Place agreed on for such Treaty be particularly
mentioned in such invitation.
5thly That at such appointed place, Provision be made for
the Reception & entertainment of the Indians that may Attend

the Treaty, by the Province wherein such place is, to be After- wards Reinbursed in Proportion by the other Colony's.
6thly That money be Provided by the said Western Provinces
for defraying the Expence of the Treaty & for Providing a
Proper Assortment of Goods to be given in Presents to the
Indians that shall attend, & sent into their Country's to be dis-
tributed among those that cannot personally Assist at the
7thly That the Commissioners be instructed to engage those
Tribes to Assist the English in the Present Dispute & to take
up the Hatchet against the French & their Indians & that they
be enabled to Promise English Pay & Provisions Arms,
Ammunition & Indian Cloaths, to such of their Warriors as
shall Join his Majesty's Forces, or the Troops in the Service
of any of the Western Provinces, and as to such of them as
shall incline to Attack the French upon the Ohio, or any of the
Indians in their Alliance to Promise them certain Rewards for
every Prisoner or Scalp they shall bring in, & to Appoint cer-
tain Places to which such Scalps or Prisoners shall be brought.
8thly That Proper persons be Appointed by the Commis-
sioners to Return with the Indians from the Treaty into their
own Country, if Necessary to conduct the Warriors to such
places as shall be Appointed for their Rendezvous where
stores of Provisions, Arms & Ammunition should be Provided
for their use.

[Calvert to Sharpe.]

London December 23d 1755.
By this opportunity inclosed you have Duplicates of His
Lordship's Instructions, the 22d of August, the 9th of September,


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