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Peace and Friendship Treaties

1727 Ratification at Casco Bay of the Treaty of 1725

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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

Natt Paine
Thom Berry
John Quincey
Saml. Willard
Joseph White
Steph. Eastwick
John Alden
Amos Turner
Ed. Shove
Johnson Harman
Jeremiah Moulton
Richard Bourn
Steph Minott
Job Lewis
Thom Smith
Joseph Heath
Henry Philipps
John Fitch
Cypman Jeffry
John Giles
James Jordan
Joesph Bane
Peter Weare

Wowenock

Wooszau ( X his mark) Raboone
Quinoise (X his mark)
Nemadgeen (his X mark) [Gssauwerramett]
his son      
Sauwerra (X) Mett (his mark)

Arresaguntacook

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


Penubscott

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

Norrgewocka

Soussock (his mark) 2d. chief
Nagalwig (his mark) Cap. John
Medock (his mark) awando
Oguk tando his mark
Edau (his mark)
John Megon
Boorez (his mark)
Moxus (his mark) chief
Wenorna als. Sheepscott John
Savatin (his mark)
Erremanreck (his mark)


This is a true Copy
Wm. Dummer



Lieut. Governr. of the Massach Bay Willm. Dummer
Lieut. Governr. of New Hampshire J. Wentworth
Commissioner for the
Governt. of Nova Scotia Mascarene
Ameroscogin
Saaroon (his mark)

Penobscotts

Augustin (his mark)
Major (his mark) Victor
Acteon (his mark)
Umpowroeck (his mark)
Tomau (his mark)
Pallere (his mark) mew
Erremau meek (his mark)

Penobscott

Wenon Gonett (his mark)
Espeque haur (his mark)
Saquaram alias Loron (his mark)
Lovis (his mark)
Caesar Moxes

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).


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).

Date: 1727

Retrieval no.: Peace and Friendship Treaties Nova Scotia Archives O/S No. 513