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By the Parties to these Articles
The following Article is unanimously and reciprocally agreed upon for the more effectual Preservation of the Peace That if any Hostility shall be committed or offer'd to be committed by any Indians on any of the English Subjects the Tribes who have enter'd into and ratified the Treaty Shall furnish and supply fifty Indians with a Captain of their own and the English two hundred an fifty and so in proportion a greater or lesser number as the occasion shall require. The Forces to be paid and subsisted by the English and under the Conduct of such a General Officer as the English Governor may Judge proper to pursue such refractory Indians either by Sea or Land and compell them to live peaceably and Quietly with their Neighbours and if any other Tribes of Indians shall make Warr upon any of the Tribes now enter'd into Peace in such a Case the English shall assist them at their own Cost and Charge with the like Proportion of Men as may be Necessary. __________
Done at the Conference at Casco Bay this twenty fifth Day of July in the thirteenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King George. Annoque Domini 1727.
|In Presence of|
Wooszau ( X his mark) Raboone
Quinoise (X his mark)
Nemadgeen (his X mark) [Gssauwerramett]
his sonSauwerra (X) Mett (his mark)
Auyau (his X mark) Mowett
Baquaha (X) Rat (his mark)
Soussack [Adu?wandoet's] son Sachem of Pegewahett
Schowoff (via) (his mark)
Maguall (X) Wadoe (his mark)
Bacaunan (his X mark) Baumett
Egerremett ( X his mark)
Joseph (X his mark)
Stawneeress (X his mark)
Weguehress (X his mark)
Francois (his X mark) Xavier
Ahenguid (X his mark)
Arexis (his mark)
Batteremeu (his mark) Secretary
Francois (his mark) Xavier Junr.
Nudau (his mark) Kenjeek
continued from same line above
Soussock (his mark) 2d. chief
Nagalwig (his mark) Cap. John
Medock (his mark) awando
Oguk tando his mark
Edau (his mark)
Boorez (his mark)
Moxus (his mark) chief
Wenorna als. Sheepscott John
Savatin (his mark)
Erremanreck (his mark)
This is a true Copy
Signed at Casco Bay (near Portland, Maine), 25 July 1727, by the Lieutenant Governors of New Hampshire and Massachusetts Bay, Paul Mascarene (representing Nova Scotia), and representatives of the Arresaguntacook, Wawenock, Norridgewock, and Penobscot.
This is an original document.
A reproduction was included in Thomas B. Akins, editor, Selections from the public documents of the Province of Nova Scotia (Halifax, 1869).
Transcript published in Nathaniel Bouton, compiler and editor, Provincial papers, documents and records, relating to the Province of New Hampshire, from 1722-1737 (New Hampshire Historical Society, Vol. 4, 1870).
Retrieval no.: Peace and Friendship Treaties Nova Scotia Archives O/S number 513
Nova Scotia Archives — https://archives.novascotia.ca/mikmaq/archives/
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