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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Henry Simmons letterbooks, Vol. 1 1797

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George Clinton Esque Governor
An act, for the relief of the Indians residing in
New Stockbridg, and Brother Town Passed the 12th
Day of the fourth Month 1792
1st Be it enacted by the People of the State
of New York
, represented in the Senate and assem
bly, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the
same, That it shall and may be lawful for the
Male Indians residing in, and being an Inhabit-
ant of New Stockbridg above the age of Twenty-
one years, on the first 3 Day of the 5th Month in
every year, there after during the continueance of
this act, to meet together, and by Plurality of votes
to choose a Clerk whose business it shall be to pre-
side at such Meetings and to enter into a book, by
him, to be kept for that Purpose, such proceed-
ings of the Said Meetings as are by this act Directed, 2nd Be it further Enacted by the authority afore-
said that it shall and may be Lawful for the Said