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The Commissrs. are also of Opinion, that no Frenchman should
upon any pretense whatsoever be suffered to reside or trade
amongst the 6 Nations, and that the sd. 6 Nations should
be directed to send those French Men away who now Reside
or Trade amongst them & to warn them not to return,
These French Emissarys having always been of Fatal
Consequence to the British Interest amongst the 6 Nations.

The Secretary is directed to give a Copy of these Minutes
To His Honour the Lieut. Govr.

Peter Wraxall
Secry & Agent for
Indn. Affairs

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The Commission constituting Commissrs. for Indian Affairs
having been omitted to be Recorded in its proper Place, it is here
after done viz.

L.S. By His Excellency The Hon[?al]. George Clinton
Captain General & Governour in Chief of the Province of
New york & Territories thereon depending in America Vice
Admiral of the same and Admiral of the White Squadron
of His Majesties Fleet

To all to whom these presents shall come or may
concern greeting

Whereas it is highly necessary for His Majesties
Service & the Welfare & Interest of this Province, that the
Affairs of the 6 Nations of Indians should be duly managed
& transacted, I have therefore thought fit to constitute
& appoint, and I do by & with the Advice of His Majesties
Council, of this Province for the time being {struck} hereby constitute
& appoint the Gentlemen of His Majesties Council of this
Province for the time being; The Capt. Commandant or
Commanding officer of His Majesties Forces posted at
Albany for the time being; The Representatives in General
Assembly for the City & County of Albany for the time being;
The Representative in General Assembly for the Mannor
of

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