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Albany 3d. Novr. 1753

May it Please your Honour

We the Commissioners of the Indain Affairs
For the Province of New York most Humble Beg Leave to
Congratulate your Honour as Lieutenant Governour of the provin
ce of New York, and Doubt not but that we will all be
Happy Under your Administration.

Having had few Days Since Two Seachims with Several
Warriers from the Cagnawague Cassell who Came here to treat
With us, and think it our Duty to forward you the minutes of our
Proceedings with them and hope will meat your approbation.

The Bearer hereof Brings down the Two Penselvania
Prisoners which we Released from among them at the Expence
of their Province and paid them only for the Bringing here and
The Mantaining of em While in their Cassell which we thought
our Duty to Acquaint you of we are with Profound Respect

Your Honours most Dutifull & obedient Servants
Myndert Schuyler
Robert Sanders
Cornelis Cuyler
Sybrant G.V. Schaick
Jno. Beeckman

To the Honble. James De Lancey Esqr. &c.

Albany 3d. Novr. 1753

Honoured Sir

We wrote you the 4th August the 16 & 17 Sepr.
Last Since have had none from you, hope it may not have been
for want of health, Since on the third ultimo David Hendricks and
Jabez Evans was Brought here to us in Consequence of the Message we
Sent there in Conjunction with your Province Interpreter Mr. Weyser
With some Difficulty we at Last agreed with sd. Indians for Mantaining
& Bringing them here, the particulars you will find Charged in the
Two Inclosed Accts. advenced by Messsrs. Cuyler and Messers. Sanders two
of the members of this Board and appeared of and Consented to by sd.
Hendricks and Evens, who were present & are the Bearers hereof and
Can Inform you about, the Rest of your Prisoners there we are in
Expectation of your answer hereon Respectfully

Your Honours most obedient humble Servant
Myndert Schuyler
Robert Sanders
Cornelis Cuyler
Sybrant G.V. Shaick
Jno. Beeckman

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