The Conference with the Eastern Indians, at the ratification of the peace, held at Falmouth in Casco-Bay, in July and August, 1726.
Massachusetts. Lieutenant Governor (1716-1730 : Dummer)., Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives.

AT a CONFERENCE Begun and Held at Falmouth in Casco Bay, July 10th Annoque Domini, 1726. for the Ratihcation of the late Treaty of Peace, had with the Eastern Indians at Boston, By and Between His Honour WILLIAM DUMMER, Esq; Lieut. Governour and Com∣mander in Chief, in and over His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts∣Bay in New England, The Honourable William Tailer, Esq; John W∣wright, Esq; Elisha Cook, Esq; Joseph Hammond, Esq; Samuel Thater, Esq; John Turner, Esq; Thomas Palmer, Esq; His Majesty's Council of said Province, being Present.

The Honourable JOHN WENTWORTH, Esq; Lieut. Governour, and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Province of New-Hampshire in New-England, being attended by George Jeffrey, Esq; Shadrach Walton, Esq; Richard Wibird, Esq; of His Majesty's Council of said Province. And Major PAUL MASCARENE, Commissioned by the Honourable LAURENCE ARMSTRONG, Esq; Lieut. Governour and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Province of Nova Scotia, or L'Acadie:

On the one Part, And

WENEMOUETT Chief Sachem and Sagamore of the Penopscutt∣Tribe, Espegnect Second Chief of said Tribe, Edgeremouit, Sousack, Seconkii, Cesar Moxis, Geneket, Decemanbo, Scoowees, Guilean, Vittor, Martyn, Hassangk, Seauseen, Augustin, Stannezzes, Bartholomew, Francois Loron, Jun. Francois Xavier, Louis, Paul Petteremenit, Hassang, Jun. Arrexis, Jun. Pier, Sousack, Jun. Acteon, Chiefs and others, of the said Tribe of Penobscutt, as well as in Behalf of the said Tribe, as of all the other Tribes of the Indians, mentioned in the aforesaid Treaty, Seguaron, alias Loran, Arexis, Francois Xavier, Meganamoumba, Four Indian Delegates that Sign'd the said Treaty being also Present

On the other Part.

Lt. Gover. Dummer.

I Am very glad to see you here, You are all welcome to Casco.

Indians.

We come to wait on the Governour to know when it will be his Pleasure that we should see him again, in order for the Treaty. The Business requires haste, and the Governour has been here a long Time waiting; we want to have the Business over, that so we might go Home again: All the In∣dians that are expected at the Ratification are now arrived.

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Lt. Gov.

We will be ready at Three a Clock for the Treaty, in Case you are ready, and it will suit you.

Indians.

If the Governour will fire a Great Gun when he is ready for the Treaty, we shall know by that when to come off from the Island.

Lt. Gov.

We will fire a Gun, and hoist the Jack at the Mast-Head of the Commodore, for the Signal when we are ready.

Indians.

It is the desire of our ancient Men that the Governour would give Orders that all the Vessels in the Harbour, and Taverns on the Shore, may be restrained from selling our young Men any strong Liquor, which may prevent Mischief.

Lt. Gov.

We approve very much of that, and shall give Orders accordingly.

Indians.

We also desire that any Vessels that come in be restrained from sel∣ling Drink to our young Men, we want very much to get Home, and desire the Business may be done.

Lt. Gov.

How many Indians are there in the whole?

Indians.

About forty.

Lt. Gov.

You shall be supplyed with Provisions needful for you. Then the Indians withdrew.