[William Johnson] Draft AL to Captain [William] Murray, May 25, 1765; Johnson Hall, [New York]
Handwritten draft by William Johnson to Captain Murray, reporting on peace terms. "The Six Nations who attended upon this occasion and with rest Exceeded 900 are now departed, & the Senecas have left their Chiefs as Hostages that all the Prisoners, Deserters, Frenchmen, & Negroes amongst them shall be delivered up within 40 days from Signing the Treaty." Mention that Owens the interpreter should not remain amongst the Indians on account of having encouraged a white woman "who was delivered up to run away from hence." Character of Col. Bouquet. IEGOR Lot 631.