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Peace and Friendship Treaties

True Copy of the 1754 Ratification by the Norridgewolk of the Treaty of 1725

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and agree that the same, and each of them shall
remain in full force efficacy and power
to all intents and purposes whatsoever
        Done and concluded at Falmouth in
Casco Bay before his Excellency William Shirley Esqr
Captain General, Governour and Commander in Chief
in & over his majesty’s Province of the Massachusetts
Bay in New England aforesaid, and his majesty’s Council of
said Province, The Honourable Paul Mascarene
Esqr Commissioner from the Province of Nova Scotia
The Honble Daniel Warner Esqr , Peter Gilman and
Clement March Esqrs Commissioners from the
Province of New Hampshire, and the several
Gentlemen that subscribe their Names as
Witnesses hereto.
        Witness our hands and seals this second day of
July, in the twenty eighth year of the reign of
Our Sovereign Lord George the second by the Grace
of God of Great Britain France & Ireland King
Defender of the Faith etc anno Domini 1754.

Winesses present Passagueant al Piere his mark and seal
Thos HubbardJas BourdoinSabatis al Nudaugawaremet his mark and seal
Wm BrattleEzekiel PriceJob Als Sooseph his mark and seal
Henry G……. Luenoie Als Augustine his mark and seal
John Storer Mayel Als Michael his mark and seal
Ezra Richmond Magauwambes his mark and seal
Thomas Clap Ambrueeses his mark and seal
Samuel Livermore John Andreay his mark and seal
Jer Powell Sabauty his mark and seal
William Bowdoin Lovel Als Neutaugeata his mark and seal
John Hunt Andrew Neueaclau his mark and seal
Ebenr Nichols Joseph Mearley his mark and seal
Edwd Milliken Francois his mark and seal
John Minot Auroon his mark and seal
Job Lewis Pierre Toma his mark and seal
Wm Sever Ausong his mark and seal
Smal Moody …uet his mark and seal
Chryt Minon
Dan Foxcroft
Saml Goodwin
Wm Lithgon
Joseph Inchey
John Feueryear A true copy
        Attest Ezekiel Price Cler
Wm Woodside

Modern transcription is by the Nova Scotia Archives, based on comparison with records published in Nathaniel Bouton, compiler and editor, Provincial papers, documents and records relating to the Province of New Hampshire from 1749 to 1763 (New Hampshire Historical Society, Vol. 6, 1872).


Signed at Falmouth in Casco Bay (Maine), 2 July 1754, by the "chief men of the Norridgewalk" before William Shirley, Governor of Massachusetts Bay, Paul Mascarene, Commissioner from Nova Scotia, and Commissioners from the Province of New Hampshire.

This is a transcribed copy obtained by T.B. Akins in the 19th century and bound into RG 1, Vol. 430 of his collected documents at the Nova Scotia Archives.

Modern transcription is by the Nova Scotia Archives, based on comparison with records published in Nathaniel Bouton, compiler and editor, Provincial papers, documents and records relating to the Province of New Hampshire from 1749 to 1763 (New Hampshire Historical Society, Vol. 6, 1872).

Date: 1754

Retrieval no.: Peace and Friendship Treaties Nova Scotia Archives RG 1, Vol. 430, No. 5 (O/S No. 524)