Has received B.'s; "Manjeant" is mistaken in saying it was only a form "for its the Amount of the Quit Rents conformable to their several Grants." Wishes the amount of the same according to the "Scheme" enclosed: also the amount of fines of alienation separately; as also the amount of the whole B. has received from the beginning.
NOTE: French translation of foregoing follows, [150f.]
Sept. 27. Annapolis.
Armstrong to the St. John's Indians.
Indians have been alarmed as to the intentions of the surveyor, and have sent an express by Francis Jermaine "the Chief of Oepagne & Captt. Peter Jacque." A. absent and did not see them. Assures them they have nothing to fear. Through Robichaux the interpreter, A. learns that they have
1. In French. 2. In the same hand as the letter. 3. In margin: "The Secys Lettr. to the Deputys tor Chusing of the New." Below signature: "N. B. that one of the same was sent to Cobaquit."