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Committee to confer with an Indian Chief

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Benjamin Chadbourne, Esq˙, brought down a Letter from his Excellency General Washington, respecting an Indian Chief from St˙ Fran├žois, who appears as an Ambassador from that Tribe, with the following vote of Council thereon, viz:

"In Council, August 16, 1775.

"Resolved, That William Sever, Esq˙, and John Winthrop, Esq˙, with such as may be joined by the honourable House, be a Committee to confer with the Indian Chief mentioned in the within, and report what they may judge proper to be done thereon."

Read and concurred, and Colonel Otis, Mr˙ Batchelder, and Mr˙ Hopkins, are joined with the Honourable Mr˙ Sever and Mr˙ Winthrop, to consider said Letter, and treat with said Chief, and report thereon.

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