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Copy of "Treaty of Peace and Friendship" between Jonathon Belcher and Francis Muis

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the most solemn manner.

In Witness whereof I have hereunto put my Mark and Seal at Halifax in Nova Scotia this ninth day of November one thousand seven hundred and sixty one, and in the second year of His Majesty's Reign.

(mark of + Francis Mius
Witness
signed
P Maillard Priest missionnary of indians)

[?S.L.]
I do accept of and agree to all the articles of the foregoing Treaty In Faith and Testimony whereof I have signed these [prefents] and have caused my seal to be hereunto affixed this ninth day of November in the second year of His Majesty's Reign and in the the year of our Lord one Thousand seven hundred and sixty one.
[Subscribed?]
Jonathan Belcher

Witness
[?Tu] Collier
Charles Morris
Rich. Bulkeley
Jos. Gerrish
Edmd Crawley
Henry Newton

Copied on and collated with the originals as exactly to the form, manner & spelling of words, as possible, by me Sigogne [?mission.]
Clare May the 5th. 1812

Date: 1761

Retrieval no.: Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 430 No. 20a