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Present
Col Schuiler
Cap Winne
Cap Renselaar

At a meeting at the Commissioners
of Indian Affairs At Albany Aprill 22th 1755

Resolved that the following Instructions
Be given to the Recorder

Instructions for Sibrant G: C: Schaick Esqr: Recorder
one of the Commissioners of Indian Affairs

Pursuant to an order of his Honour the Leut Gover:
Directing us to Send up Som proper Person and the
Interpreter Among the Indians to Disswade them from
Going to Meet the french at Montreal & to use
All Argument for that Purpose; and to acquaint the two
Castles of the Mohack, that he Will take Care of their
Security as Soon as Possible; by fortifying their Castles
In Case of Need.
And Whereas the Six Nations have Ingaged
themselves Last fall to to Send Delegates to Montreal
You are [crossed out] to Go from hence With All Conveni[ent]
Speed to Schonegtande Where Arent Stevins is to Attend
You as Interpreter from thence you are to Proceed to the
Mohacks, Where You are to use, All Arguments Which You
May think Necessary to Disswade them from Going to Canada,
& Also Condole the Death of [Canegquenie?] & from thence
to [buendage?], Where You are to follow the Said Directions,
from thence to Cainga, & the Senecas Contry if the Case,
Should Require. & Perswade them to Be firm In his Majeys[Majesty's]
Interest & Stay home untill further Orders
Given under Our hands,
At Albany the 19th D of Aprill 1755

Present
the Mayor
the Recorder
Coll Schuiler
Cap Renselaar
At a meeting of the Comm: &c: at Albany
Aprill 21th 1755
Schanegrade a Principal Seachem from Cainga
Appeared to this Board. Who Says he Was Sent as
a Message, to Inform ^(us) that they Are In distress
: & as By the Old Covenant made By Our Ancesters, they Were
to Apply to this Board for Assistance, Particularly to
[begin crossed out]Col: S:[end crossed out] Queter (Col Schuiler) he Accordingly Now Begs of this
Board, to Supply them With Powder & Shott ^(to) Shute Som Berds
for their Children to Buil Breath With, he Says [crossed out] that there
is Almost a femine In their Contry

then Gave few Strings of Wampum

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