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By the Honourable Sir William Johnson Baronet
His Majesty's Sole agent for, & Superintendant of {the
Affairs of the Six Nation's their Allies & Dependants &
all other", struck out} Indian {"affairs for", inserted} the Northeren District of North {inserted in smaller writing: "Cols of the 6 united Nats. their Allies & Dependts.} America, &c &c &c
{seal with red wax in the left margin. Also, blurred out line above the line stricken out. [Indn. affairs for ?]}

To Thomas McKee Esq.

By virtue of the Power & Authority to me given by His
Majesty & Reposing special Trust & Confidence in
your Loyalty, Abilities, & Integrity, I do hereby constitute
& appoint you the said Thomas McKee Esq to be
an Assistant Deputy under me in the aforesaid Departmt
at & about Susquehanna & you are accordingly hereby impowered
to hold Conferences, send Messages, & Treat with the Indians
for the good of His Majestys Service and the extention of the
British Indian Interest {inserted- "& influence"}. Agreeable to such Instructions & {"Directions", struck out, "orders" inserted} as you shall from time to time receive from me, {"or other your superior officer", inserted} and you are to exercise this Deputation with Fidelity Diligence & to the best of your Abilities & for so doing this {"will be to", struck out} you {"a Sufficient", struck out} {"shall be your", inserted} Warrant.

Given under my Hand, and Seal
At Arms at Johnson Hall this
first day of November 1762
Wm Johnson

{written in a box to the left of the signature}
Warrt to Alexr. McKee Gent, the same with
the above except [ ] his Assit Deputatn is
at & abt the Ohio & Country of the Western Indians
Dated 16th Augt. 1762.

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