Collections Volume 6

Collections Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1800 edition. Excerpt: ...how are they divided, and what use do the lndians make of them P The answer contains, among others, -the following paragraph, viz. The Brothertown lndians receive an annuity of 2160 dollars, which sum is partly appropriated to the purpose of maintaining a school, partly to the payment of an attarncy to transact their business, and the remainder to be applied to their benefit as be shall judge proper." 1 ' T ie ted, pay to the order of the person adminfflering the govern. ment of this state for the time bein_, the sum of eight hundred and sixty-four pounds fix ihilFings and four pence, being the amount of the interest of fourteen thousand four hundred and five pounds fix shillings and eight pence, at the rate of six per cent. who shall cause so much 'thereof as may be necessary for that purpose, to be applied for erecting a school-house, and maintaining a school in Brothertown, for the education of Indian children, and the remainder, after payment of the salary to the attorney herein after mentioned, to and for the benefit of the In.dians then residing in Brothertown, in such manner as he shall judge proper." The answer to the 19th query inadvertently applies the word he to the attorney, whereas it relates to " the per-. son adminiflering the government of this state, for the time being." ', _Immediately after the passing of the act, and in pursuance of it, three discreet and respectable superintendents of the affairs of the Brothertown Indians were appointed; They personally visit the settlement, inspect the state of their affairs, and become informed-of their wants, and consequently of the kind and quantity of the supplies most necessary and proper to be provided for them, The superintendents make annual report-s to the...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236946316
  • 9781236946317