D. Wynkoop ALS to William Johnson, July 16, 1773; Kingston, [New York]

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D. Wynkoop writes to William Johnson addressing the theft of horses from Mohawk Chief Abraham. The thief has been caught and is sentenced to execution on Friday the thirtieth. IEGOR Lot 672.

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Kingston the 16 July 1773

Sir

Last . Winter. when Abraham Chief Sachem of the Mohawks. Was here after his . horses. Which ware Stolen and. Carryed. Down here by. ananies Crell and Sold. IWas Desired. by the Sachem. In Case the felon Was. Tryed. here. To. acquaint. your Excellency. whether that. he was. Cleared or Convicted. I must. Now. Desire your Excellency To. be so kind as. To acquaint. him that Crell {inserted} Was Tryed. on Two. Severell Inditements. and found giltey the one for Steling a horse from Godfree Brando. at. Katskill at. the same Time. he Brought the horses. from the Mohawk. Countery. and the other, for Steling four horses from Philip Moul of Ulster County. and In Case . there had not appeared. sufficient. prooff. against him here he Was To be Sent. To your Countery. To Have been Tryed thair. but as he Was found Guilty here it. has. Saved the Trouble of Carrying. him anyfurther. than the places of execution he is a poor. Hardened. Wrech. he is sentenced To be Executed on fryday. the thirteenth Day of this Instant. I Remain your Excellency as Most Humble Servant D: Wynkoop Jun

To his ExcellencySir. William Johnson Bart.

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Kingston 16th July 1773.- From D Wynkoop Esq abd the Execution of a Horse Stealer

{Way 10 postal marking} To His Excellency Sir William Johnson Bart. at Johnson Hall In the County of Tryon

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