Collateral and Illustrative Documents, XX-XCVIII Volume 2

Collateral and Illustrative Documents, XX-XCVIII Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: take along wth them, in Order to the Managemt of Affayres there in this prsent juncture of time. The Governor of New Jersey, & Captn James Carterett (then also prsent) being desired that they would give Order for a GefiJ1 Assembly to be called in that Governmt (according to their Constitucon upon all emergent Occasions) soe to have an Accot of their Strength, and to know their readyness if Occasion shall require, and how farr they will be willing to contribute towards ye prosecucon of a Warr against ye Indyans; They very readily gave their Consent G-Ethereunto, & promise to doe it with all Expedicon. (HYSL) That a Gen11 and frequent Correspondence be kept between ye 2 Governm' upon all Occasions, more par-Sept.' as ticularly at this prsent time, & that nothing be done in this Busyness about ye prosecucon of ye Indyans wthout a mutuall Advice & Consent of both ye GovernoTM; unless upon some extraordinary Opportunity wch may prsent, where some advantage against the Enemy may suddenly be taken before Notice can be given. That in ye Meane time Henry ye Loaper who brought Mr Toms Letter from Delaware about ye Murther, be forthwith dispatcht back thither againe, wth an Answer thereunto. Lre from ve Governor to Mr Tom at G-E-J 4:40 Delaware. Septem: 26th. 1671. (HYSL) Mr Tom. I received yor Lettr of ye 15th of Septemb? 1671 by _l6?16 Hendrick Loaper, wherein you give mee an Acco' of the Barbarous Murder of ye two Christians on Matinicock Island by ye Neighbour Indyans; I must confess I was much startled at ye Narrative, and ye rather in regard Captn Carr had given mee lately soe full an Assurance, that all Things between you and ye Indyans were soe firmely settled, that there was hardly any Roome left for any Distrust or Jealousy of...
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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 218g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236614534
  • 9781236614537