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Ordered that the Above Accounts Be Paid out By John
Beekman out of the Commissioners Mony Lodged In
his Hands,
then 2 Letters Wass Breught To this Board, one from
His Honour the Governour and one of Mr: Philip Verplank, the Same
Being Read
Resolved that the Same Be Taken In Consideration Until
to Morrow at two o Clock In the Afternoon
{A line of separation follows}
At a Meeting of the Commissioners at the
House of Robert Edward Williams September 11th 1754
{The following was set forth along the left margin:}
Present
the Mayor
the Recorder
Col Marsh?shall
Col M. Schuiler
Jacob C Ten Eick
Capt Winne
Cap Beekman
{The following began to the right of the attendance list:}
Several Carpenters Being Sent for.
the Board asked them, Whether they Would take
upon them to Build a fort at the Little Carrying
Place at Saragtogue: upon the Credit of the
Province. they Replyed. that they Would
Consider upon the Matter, and Give Answer to Morrow
Morning at Nine o Clock

At a Meeting of the Commissioners at the
House of Edward Williams Sept 12th 1754
{The following was set forth along the left margin:}
Present
the Mayor
the Recorder
Col Marshall
Col M Schuiler
Jacob C: Ten Eick
Cap John B: V: Renselaar
Cap John Beekman
Peter Winne
{The following began to the right of the attendance list:}
Myndert Wimple Appeared to this Board
Who Being asked Whether He Would Go to
the Senecas Contry With Wendle the Nephew
of John Renselaar
Replyed that he had Several Sons, Who
Onderstand the Indian Language, Which
He Perceives this Wendle Dos Not.
and if the Governour Would Be Pleased
to give him Leave to take [?3] Such of his
Sons Along With him, (Who are Able to Do all Smiths
Which is there Required). He Will take upon him to go
Else Not
Also the Carpenters Being Sent for
Replyed that they Would Not take upon them to find
the Materials.
and further, that if they Should Go they Would Insist Having
their Wages A Little Raised, Which they Will Not Leave
to the Discretion of the Assembly, Since there are So
Many Examples of Laborers, Who When they Delivered

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