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

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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 and over
his majesty’s Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New
England aforesaid, and his majesty’s council of said
Province The Honble Paul Mascarene Esqr Commissioner
from the Province of Nova Scotia, the Honble Daniel
Warner Esqr Peter Gilman & 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 sixth 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.
Witness present Ausong, his mark and seal
Thos HubbardNooduit his mark and seal
Wm BrattleBawparemet his mark and seal
Ezra RichmondTersock his mark and seal
Thomas ClapAbenquid his mark and seal
Samuel LivermoreMacque alias Matthew his mark and seal
William BowdoinEspequeant his mark and seal
Ebenr NicholsSawkee his mark and seal
John StorerEspeguseret his mark and seal
Edwd MillikenSooseph his mark and seal
Job LewisPierre his mark and seal
Smal MoodyArexes his mark and seal
Charles Brockurell
Wm Sever
Frans Wells Junr
Wm Lithgon
Moses Pearson
John Ernest Knochell
Ezekiel PriceA true copy
Attest Ezekiel Price Cler

Transcription 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), 6 July 1754, by the "chief men of the Penobscot" 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.

Transcription 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. 6 (O/S No. 525)