True Copy of the 1754 Ratification by the Penobscot of the Treaty of 1725
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 Hubbard||Nooduit his mark and seal|
|Wm Brattle||Bawparemet his mark and seal|
|Ezra Richmond||Tersock his mark and seal|
|Thomas Clap||Abenquid his mark and seal|
|Samuel Livermore||Macque alias Matthew his mark and seal|
|William Bowdoin||Espequeant his mark and seal|
|Ebenr Nichols||Sawkee his mark and seal|
|John Storer||Espeguseret his mark and seal|
|Edwd Milliken||Sooseph his mark and seal|
|Job Lewis||Pierre his mark and seal|
|Smal Moody||Arexes his mark and seal|
|Frans Wells Junr|
|John Ernest Knochell|
|Ezekiel Price||A true copy|
Attest Ezekiel Price Cler
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).
Retrieval no.: Peace and Friendship Treaties Nova Scotia Archives RG 1, Vol. 430, No. 6 (O/S No. 525)