At a Board of Commissioners of Indian affairs met at Robt. Luttridges
Janry. 19. 1754
Coll. M. Schuyler
That the following Letter be immediately
wrote to go by the Post
may it please your Honour
We have received your
favour by the post dated the 8th of this month,
& shall send a proper person to acquaint the
Six Nations. That your Honour has appointed
the fourteenth day of June next for the Interview
with them at Albany when the Hatchet is to be
buried, the Covenant Chain renewed and the
Ancient friendship subsisting between them &
His Majestys Subjects strengthened & confirmed.
and that for these good purposes the Present
which is sent from England By His Majestys
Order, and the other Presents will then be
delivered to them when the Silver Chain shall
be brightned & all Jealousy and uneasieness
be buried in utter oblivion.
By a Letter from Maynard Wemp in the Senecas
Country dated 24 of Decr. last That John Abeel
daily sells Rum to the Indians there, which
we conceive may be of very bad consequence.
We shall be very glad to know Whither your
Honour has received our Letters of the 3d. of November
last and December 28 in the first was inclosed
Copy of Minuts of Octr. 3. 30. & 31st and in the other,
Copy of Minuts to that Day.
At Albany Janry 19. 1754
we are most Respectfully
your Honours most humble Servts.
Sylt. G. Van Shaick
The Honble. James DeLancy
His Majestys Lieut. Govr. &c &c
at N. York
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