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Houfe agrees to the faid Bill as amended or not ? it pafled in the Affirmative.
Ordered,

That Mr. Borden and Mr. Johnjian do carry the faid Bill and Amendments to
the Council, and defire their Concurrence thereunto.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Nine o'Clock To-morrow Morning.
Tuefdayt December b, 1763.

The Houfe met.

Mr. Borden reported, that Mr. Johnjlen and himfelf delivered the Bill" with
them entruftcd, to Mr. AJhfield, one of the Gentlemen of the Council.

. The cngrofled Bill, entitled. An AGc for defraying incidental Charges y and other
Purpofes therein mentionedy was read and compared ; and on the Queftion,
Refohed,
That the lame do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. Learning and Mr. Dey do carry the faid Bill to the Council, for Con-
currence.

Mr. Learning reported, that Mr. Dey and himfelf delivered the Bill with them
entrufted, to the Speaker in Council.

Ordered,
That the Printer do lend the Laws and Votes when printed, for the Counties of
Burlington, Gloucefler, Salem, Cumberland and Cape-May, to the Care of Jofeph Bcrden,
jun. Elq; and that he add Sixteen Laws to the ufual Number lent to Burlington; Ten
Ditto for Gloucejler; Fifteen Ditto for Salem; Seventeen Ditto for Cumberland, and
Thirteen Ditto for Cfl/>tf-Mz)'; Which additional Number fhall be left in the Hands of
the refpeftive Members, to be delivered when called for, by the refpedtive Juftices Xii
the Peace of each County. And that the faid Printer do fend above die ufual Number
10 the following Counties, as follows, viz. To



Middlefexy
Monmouthy


24,
12.


Effcx,
Somerfety


25,
20,



BergiHy


16.


Hunterdon^


to.


Morrisy


17-


Suffexy


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"Which faid additional Number Ihall be left in the Hands of the refpedlive Members,'
to be delivered when called for by the relpedlive Juftices of the Peace of each County :
And the other Laws ufually provided, arc to be left with the Members of the County,
and the refpeftive Pcrfons to whom they belong, are to call upon the faid Members
/or the fame.
,,. Refolved,

That this Houfe will defray the Expence Jofeph Borden is at, in forwarding the faid
Laws and Votes to the refpedive Members.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Two, P. M.
The Hoirfc met.



'A Mcflage from the Council, by Mr. Read, in thefe Words,



* Ordertd,



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* Ordered,
• That Mr. Read do acquaint the Houfc of Aflembly, that the Bill, entitled. An

* Adt to enable the Owners and. Pojfeffors of the Meadows on the Head of Woodbury

* Creek, &c. and alfo the Bill, entitled. An A6t to enable the Corporation of the City of

* New-Brunlwick, to build and repair the Ceurt-Houfe and Gaol, &c. and alfo the Bilij

* entitled. An Ad: to enable the Owners and Proprietors of the Meadows lying on the

* two Runs called and known by the Names of Sandy-Run and Shippataulan-Run, or
' the Eight Mile Run, in Maidenhead, &c. and alfo the Bill, entitled. An Aft to fet

* afide a Partition of Lands, in the County of Hunterdon, in the Province of New-
' Jerfey, lately made by Virtu ' of a Writ of Partition, between the Sons of George

* L,eflie, &c. as aifo the Bill, endtled. An Ad to fupprefs Fairs in the Town of Salem ;

* and alfo the Bill, entitled, An Ad to continue an A£l, entitled. An Ati for better

* fetding and regulating the Militia of this Colony, &c. pafled the Council thil

* Day without Amendments.

' Council-Chamber, ^S Or^fr of the Houfc,

* Leaniber 6, 1763, JOHN ReID, D. Clerk.*

A MelTage from the Council by Mr. Read, acquainting the Houfe, that the Council
have pailed the Bill, entitled, An Ad for the Relief of poor diftreffed Prifoners for
Debt, with one Amendment to the fame; which Amendment was read in its Place;
and on the Queilion, whether the Houfe agrees to the faid Amendment or not ? iC
pafled in the Affirmative.
Ordered,

That the faid Bill as amended, be re-engrolled.

A Meflage from the Council by Mr. Read, acquainting the Houic, that the Council
have pafed the Bill, entitled. An Ad for regulating Confiables and Vendues,
and for better regulating Tercerns ; with feveral Amendments to the fame ; which
Amendments were read in their Places ; and on the Queftion, whether the Houfe agrees
to the faid Amendments or not ? it paffed in the Affirmative.
Ordered,

That the faid Bill as amended, be re-engrofl^d.

The Houfe adjourn 'd for Half an Hour.

The Houfe met.

The Bill re-engro/Ted, with the Council's Amendmenr, entitled, An Aft for the
Relief of poor diftreffed Prijoners for Debt, was read and compared ;

Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. Borden and Mr. fohnflan do carry the fame to the Council.

Mr. Borden reported, that Mr. Johnflon snd Ivpfelf delivered the Bill with them

entrufted, to the Speaker in Council. "^ ^"'- • -■

The Houfe adjourn'd till Nine.^' Clock To-morrow Morning.
Wednefday, December 7, 1763.

The Houfe met.

The Bill rc-cngrofTed, with the Council's Amendments, entitled. An Aft for
regulating Confiables and Vendues, and for better regulating taverns; was read and
compared •,

Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordtrcd^



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Orderedy
That Mr. Van Giefon and Mr. Keajbey do carry the Taid Bill to the Council.

Mr. Van Giefon reported, that Mr. Keajbey and himfelf delivered the Bill with them
entruftcd, to the Speaker in Council.

. A MefTage from the Council by Mr. Simith, in thefe Words.

*■ Council Chamber, December 7> 1763.
' Ordered,
' That Mr. 5w;Vy{' do acquaint the Houfe of Afiembly, that a Bill, entitled. An KQt
*■ for defraying incidental Charges, and other Purpofes therein mentioned; as alio, A
' Supplementary Aft, to the Aft, entitled. An A&fer ereSing a new Court-Houfeand Gaol

* in the County of Cape- May ; alfo. An Aft to regulate the Size of Iraps to be
' hereafter fet in this Colony ; alfo. An Aft for laying out a more direSl Road from
' Little-Timber Creek, over Newton Creek, &c. palTed the Houfe this Day without

* Amendment.

' Ordered,
* That Mr. Smith do carry to the Houfe of Aflembly, the Bill, entitled, An Aft for

* the Prefervation of Fifh in the River Delaware, and to prevent Obflru Aliens in theJSavi-
*■ gation thereof, inQ.. and acquaint that Houfe, that the Council difagree to the Amend-

* mentj and adhere to the Bill.

By Order of the Houfe,

JoH>f Re ID, JD. Clerk'

And on the Queftion ; whether the Houfe adheres to the Amendment made to the
faid Bill for the Prefervation of Filh or not ? it was carried in the Affirmative.
Ordered,

That Mr. Reading and Mr. Hart^o carry the faid Bill and Amendment to the Council,
and acquaint them, that this Houfe adheres to the faid Amendment.

Mr. Reading reported, that Mr. Hart and himfelf delivered the Bill and Mcflage
with them entrufted, to the Speaker in Council.

A Meflage from the Council by Mr. Read, acquainting the Houfe, that the Council
have this Day pafled the Bill, entitled. An Aft appointing Commijfioners for finally
fettling and determining the feveral Rights, Titles and Claims to the common Lands of the
Townfhip of Bergen, and for making a Partition thereof in jujl and equitable PropcrtionSy
among thofe who fhall be adjudged by the faid Cemmijfwners to be entitled to the fumSt
without Amendment.

A Meflage from his Excellency by Mr. Secretary.

, , ; ^Mr.. Speaker,

His Excellency is in the Council Chamber, and requires the Attendance of the Houfe.

"Whereupon Mr. Speaker left the Chair, and with the Houfe went to wait upon his
Excellency ; and being returned, Mr. Speaker refumed the Chair, and reported, thac
the Houfe had waited upon his Excellency, and prcfented their Addrefs, in the Words
following, viz.

TO

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TO His Excdlency W I L L I A M _ F R A N K L I N, E{q; Captain Grneral,
Governor and Commander in Chief in and over his Majejiy's Province of
Nova-Csefarea or New-Jerfey, and Territories thereon depending in America,
Chancellor and Fice- Admiral in the fame, &c.

The Humble ADDRESS or the Represeimtatives of the fald Province,

in General AfTembly convened.

IViay it plcafe your Excellency,
JI/E His Majefiys dutiful and loyal Suhjecfs, the Representatives cf the Colony
*^^^ of New-Jersey, in General yJj/emh'y cd'dvened, fenfible of the
falutary EffeSis atteiiding the early Meafures taken by your Excellency, for the
Defence of the Frontiers, return you our hcai'ty thanks for the Safety and
ProteBion of the People under ycur Government.

TO enable ycur Excellency' to prevent the Incurfons of the Indians, till a
fuficient Force can be raijed, nve have p7-ovided for the Militia detached by your
Excellency, alfo for repairitig the Block-Hcujes ; and that the Militia may not be
too much harrajfed, nsoe have paftd a Bill J or tlx levying Iwo Hundred Men, to
be fiationed as a Frontier Guard, and to relieve the Militia now there by your
Order.

WE have paffed a Bill for continuing the old Militia Acl, and alfo one for
prohibiting the Sale oj learlike Stores to fuch Indians as do not ?2C'w refide in this
Government.

AS to carry on to EffeSt any War, that it may be thought proper to enter into
'with the Indians, the joint Eforts of all the Colo?tics, mujl be more efeElual than
the mojl vigorous Exertions of any One or Tivo, and the Occafion generally irde-
rejli?7g; we mufl confefs ourfelves at a Lofs to know, why bis Majefiys General
Jljould confine the Northern Part of his Requifition, to this Colony and Nevvr-Ybrk
only; and apprehending that the Dejence of our Fro7itiers is as much as can be
expeSled from us, until the other Provinces concerned in the prefent alarming
Situation of Indian Affairs, are alfo called upon for their proportionable Aid ; we
have been obliged to pojipone granting the Requifition, Jo Jar as it regards the
entering into offenfve Meafures, for the prefent.

WHE N his Majefys Pleafure Jhall be fgnified, ajid the other Governments
come into fuch Meafures as the General may propoje, for rejfiedying an Evil, that
has long concerned the Provinces to know the Caufe of, in order to apply an aae-
xjuate Remedy ; we jhall on our Parts, 7iot fail to give our beji Attention, a?id
grant every Requifition that can reafonably be afked.

By Order of the Houfe,

December 7, 1763.

ROBERT OGDEN, Speaker,

The Houfe adjourn'd till Two, P, M.

The Houfe met.
Ordered,
That Mr. Wetherill and Mr. Reading, do go to the Council, and defire to know
vhctherthey have any Thing before them ; if not, that this Houfe propoles to apply
to his ExceUency for a Difmiffion.

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Mr. Wetlerill reported, that Mr. Reading and himfelf went to the Council, and
that they lay, they have Nothing before them.

Ordered,
That Mr. Spicer and Mr. Borden do wait upon his Excellency, and acquaint him,
that the Houfe have gone through the Bufinefs before them, and defire his Excellency
will be pleafed to pals the Bills, and difmifs the Houfe.

Mr. Spicer reported, that Mr. 5i?r,i^« and himfelf waited upon his Excellency, who
was pleafed to fay, that he would fend for the Houfe in lefs than Half an Hour.

A Meflage from his Excellency, by Mr. Secretary ;

Mr. Speaker, ibis Excellency is in the Council Chamber, and requires the Attendance of
the Houfe.

"Whereupon Mr. Speaker left the Chair, and with the Houfe waited upon his
Excellency, who was pleafed to give his Affent to the following Bills, enafting the
lame, viz.

1. Jn Adl for making current Ten Thoufand Pounds in Bills cf Credit, to enable
the Inhabitants of this Colony to protect and defnd their Frontiers from any Invafwns
which may be made upon the fame by the Enemy ; and more particularly for making Provi-

Jion for the Guar d and Defence of the Frontiers of this Province, along the River Delaware,
in the County of Sulfex, and other Places adjacent, by fitting up and repairing Block-Hcufesy
and fupplying the fame with fuch a Number of. Forces as fhall be thought neceffary for
that Purpofe ; and alfo for direiiing the Manner of Sinking the faid Bills of Credit.

2. An h£^ for the Relief of poor diflreffed Prijoners for Debt.

3. An Aft for ereSiing a new and convenient Court- Houfe and Gaol, in the County of
Cape-May.

4. An Aft to continue an A3, entitled. An A£i for better lettling and regulating
the Militia of this Colony of New- Jerfey, for the repelling Invafions, and luppref-
ling Infurreftions and Rebellions.

5. An Aft for the better and more effetiual afcertaining the Boundaries between the
Counties of Salem and Cumberland.

6. An Aft for regulating Confiables and Vendues., and for letter regulating
taverns.

7. A Supplementary A£i to the A5i, entitled. An Aft to regulate the Size of Traps
to be hereafter fet in this Colony.

8. An Aft to prohibit the felling of Guns, Gun-powder, or other warlike Stores., to
the Indians.

9. An Aft to enable, the Corporation of the City of New-Brunfwick, to build and
repair the Court-Houfe and Gaol in the faid City, and to raife Money on the ItthabiiaKts of
the faid City for that Purpofe.

10. An Aft to fupprefs Fairs in the Town of Salem.

11. An Aft for laying out a more direii Road from Little-Timber Creek, over
Newton Creek, near the Mouth thereof, to CooperV Ferries j and for ere£iing a Bridge
tver the faid Creek, at the Place aforefaid.

12. An A6t for building and maintaining a Draw-Bridge aver QroKmc^iS Creek, en
the Road leading from Bordentown to Trenton.

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13- -^n Aft for defraying incidental Charges, and other Purpofes therein mentioned.

14. Jn Ad to enable the Owners and Pojfejfars of certain Meadows lying in the
Townjhip of New-Windfor, and adjoining to Maidenhead, to keep open a certain Ditcb
cr Water-Courfe, which pajfeth through the Land new claimed by James Clark.

15. An Act to fet aftde a Partition of Lands, in the County of Hunterdon, in the
Province of New-Jerfey, lately mode by Virtue of a Writ of Partitton-, between the
Sons of George Leflie, late of the City of Perth- Axnboy, decsafed, and to vacate the
Judgment entered thereupon; and alfo to covfirrn another Partition or X)iz-ijkm of the faid
Lands lately made among the Sons of the faid George LeQie, as herein after 'mentioned.

1 6. An Aft to enable the Owners and Proprietors of the Meadows lying on the two
Runs called and known by the Names of Sandy-Run and Shippataukin-Run, or the
Eight Mile Run, in Maidenhead, in the County cf Hunterdon, to clear, widen and enlarge
the faid Runs, or fuch Parts thereof, and cut fucb Ditches, I'lS may be neceffary effe^ually
to drain and carry the Waters off the fame.

17. An Ad to enable the Owners and Pojfeffors of the Bog Meadows lying on each Side
of Black- River, in the Townfhip of Roxbiiry, in the County of Morris, to drain the
fame.

1 3. An Ad to enable the Owners and Poffffors of the Meadows on the Head of
Woodbury Creek, to clear out the fame.

19. An Ad appointing Commiffioners for finally fettling and determining the fe'veral
Rights, Titles and Claims to the ccrnmon Lands of the Townfhip of Bergen, and for
making a Partition thereof in jiifl and equitable Proportions among ibofe who fhall be
adjudged by the faid Commiffioners to be entitled to the fame,.

20. An Ad to naturalize Johannes Kank, John Dellar, George Kefler, and
George Him ns.

And then his Excellency prorogued the Houfe, by the following Speech,

• Gentlemen,

' T AM glad to find by your Addrefs, that though you could not be pre-

* X vailed upon to comply at prefent with the Requilition of his Majefty's
General ; yet you give fome Affurances, that you will grant at a future
Seflions your full Proportion, towards carrying into Execution a Meafure fo
neceflary for the publick Safety. It is to be wiflied that the Affemblies of the

* other Colonies, for whofe Determinations you think proper to wait, may

* not be influenced by your Example, and delay the Service required of them.

* In that Cafe, I know not what is to become of our Frontier; for I am con-
' vinccd, that your Bill for raifing Two Hundred Men to be ftationed there,

* will not afford fufficient Security to the Inhabitants if the War continues,

* and that Nothing but offenfive Meafures will anfwer the Purpofe.

' I fliould not therefore have been prevailed upon, to confent to the Faffing

* a Law fo inadequate, and fo unconftitutional, as it is in feveral Refpedis, but

* that the Exigency required fomething to be done, and that this was all that

* could be obtained.

* AS you have left AiFairs in this Situation, it will not be by any Means

* proper to give you a long Recefs ; I therefore prorogue you to Tuefday the

* Tenth Day of January next, then to meet at Am boy.'



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Y Virtue of an Order of the Houfe, I do
appoint yames Tarker, of Woodbridge^ to
print thefe Votes.

ROBERT OGD EN,

Speaker.




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PROCEEDINGS



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Province of NEW-JER SEY.

At Two SESSI.ONS of General Assembly,
began at PERTH-AMBOT, February 14,
1764, and continued till the 23d of the fame
Month. . .

Being the Ninth and Tenth Seffions of the Twentieth AfTembly
of NEW-JERSET.










WooDBRiDGE, til NEW-JERSEY:

Printed by James Parker, Printer to the King's Moft
Excellent Majefty, for the Province.
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Votes of the General AJfembly.



PERTH-AMBOr, Tuefday, February 14, 1764.

U R S U A N T to His Excellency's feveral Prorogations of the General Aflembly,
from time to time, to this Day, the Houfc met, and adjourn'd till To-morrow
Morning, Nine o'CIock.

Wednefday, February 15, 1764.

The Houfc met.
Ordered, '

That Mr. Wetherill and Mr. Skinner, do wait upon his Excellency, and acquaint
him, that a fufficient Number of Members to proceed upon Bufinefs are met, and
ready to receive any Thing he fliall pleafe to lay beJore them.

Mr. Wetherill reported, that Mr. Skinner a.nd himfelf, . delivered the above Mef-
fage to his Excellency, who was pleafed to fay, the Houfe fhould hear from him To-
morrow Morning.

The Houle adjourn'd till To-morrow Morning, Nine o'CIock.

'Thurfday, February 16, 1764.

The Houfe met.

A Mcftage from his Excellency, by Mr. Secretary •, informing the Houle, that his
Excellency is in the Council-Chamber, and requires the Attendance of the Houfe im-
mediately.

Whereupon Mr. Speaker left the Chair, and with the Houfe went to wait upon
his Excellency : Being returned, Mr. Speaker refumed the Chair, and reported, that
the Houfe had waited upon his Excellency, who was pleafed to make a Speech to the
Council and Koufe ot Aflembly, of which Mr. Speaker faid he had, to prevent Miftakes,
obtained a Copy ; which by Order of the Houfe was read, and is as follows ;

* Gentlemen of the Cotmcil, and Gentlemen of the General AJfembly ;

* A T your lad Seffions it was thought proper to poftpone complying witK

* jiX. the Requifition of his Majefty's General, until the Royal Pleafure
' Ihould be fignified, and the Determinations of the other Colonies, with re-
' gard to the Meafure propofed, be made known. I fhall now give you all the

* Satisfadtion in my Power on boththefe Heads. — By a Letter from the Right

* Honourable the Earl of, Halifax, Secretary of State, I have received his

* Majefty's Orders, " earneftly to recommend to -you, forthwith to makePro-
" vifion, for enabling me to call out a fufficient Number of the Militia, or to
" raife fuch a reafon able Number of Troops, as, from the adluai State of the
** Indian War, the Commander in Chief of the King's Forres in North-

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^^ America fliall think neceflary; and to employ them not only in defending
*' and protedting the Lives and Properties of his Majefly's Subjcvlts on the
" Frontiers of this Government, but alfo in adling cffcnfiveiy sgainft. the .
" Indians, at fuch Places, and in fuch Manner, as the fcid Commander in
*' Chief fliall diretft. — And his Majefty trufts, that the Legillature of this
" Government, from their Zeal and AiTedion for his Service, as well as from a
" jufl: Regard to 'the Safety and Welfare of the Colony, will readily and chear-
" fully concur in exerting themfelves upon this important Occaiion, to the End
" that his Majefly's Subjeds in Ncrth-America may peaceably enjcy the Fruits
" of the many glorious Succefles obtained there by his Majefty's vidtorious
" Arms during the late War, and the extenfive Advantages fecured to them by
" the late Peace." ' As to the Condudl of the other Colonies on this in-

* terefting Occafion, theAflembly of Peimfyhania, I am informed, chearfiiUy

* and immediately voted the whole Number of Troops required of that Pro-

* vince. But the Affemblies of the Neic-Ejigland Govtxnmtnis, it fcemj, not

* thinking themfelves fo nearly concerned in the Vv'ar, have thought proper to .
' poftpone their Determinations on this Matter till March. The Expediency, •

* however, of having a confiderable Body of Troops to take the Field early in.

* the Spring, fuppofing the Indians inclinable either to Peace or War, is fo
'forcibly rcprefented in a Letter I laft Night received from General Gags, -ai-.d

* which fhall be communicated to you, that I think you cannot but come into
' the fame Sentiments, and ad accordingly.

* The Caufe of the prefent Dcfe<3ion among.the Indians, you likewife at

* your lad Sitting intimated a Defirc to be informed of. The many and various

* Opinions which were then circulated on that Head, bore fuch evident Marks

* of being founded on Conjedlure only, that I could not think any of them

* worthy your Attention. But I have fince received an Account of a Con-

* ference held by Sir William Johnson, with a numerous Body of Indians

* in September laft, wherein Sir William (who muft be fuppofed to have the

* beft Information) fays, that the Indians, " without any Notice or Provocation,
*' fell upon our Traders," &c. — But Ii'efer you to the Conference itfclf, which

* I (hall order to be laid before you. — It does not appear, that even the Indians

* themfelves alledge, or fo much as iafinuate, that the Engliih had by any

* Offence whatever provoked the late Outrages. On the contrary, one cf

* their Speaksrs tells Sir William, ^' i\\t Seneca \Nzrnoxi had owned, that
" their Sachems did not aft right, that the Onondagoes had wife Men to guide
** them, but they had none, which was the Caufe of the prefent Troubles."

' Matters being thuscircumftanced, the Neceffity of fending an armed

* Force into the Indian Country, to bring them to a right Senfe of their per-

* fidlous Condudl, is moft evidently apparent. Indians, in general, are a >var-

* like People from their Infancy. They ever entertain a thorough Contempt

* for the Nation v/ho will make Peace without obtaining Satisfaction for Injuries
• • fuffered by the War. When that happens to be the Cafe, they feizc the

* firft Opportunity of renewing their Hoftilities. A recent Inftance of this we

* have in the Creek Nation ; who being invited to the late Congrrfi held with

* the Southern Indians, accepted the Invitation, received the King's Forgivenefs
' for their former Oifences, entered into a Treaty of Friendfliip and Alliance,

* partook of the Prefents fent by his Majefty, and foon after deftrcycu a Num-
' ber of the Back Inhabitants of South-Carolina. In fliort, to obtain a folid
' and durable Peace with Indians, we muft firft make them feel the Miferies
' of War. ' I



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^ I have tliereforc, Gentlemen of the Geiicrdl A{[embly\ the fullcft Reh'ancc

* on the Aflurances you gave me at your lafl: Sitting, of complying with the

* General's Requifition. By going chearfully into this reafonable and neceflary

* Meafure, you will confirm the favourable Sentiments his Majefty already

* entertains of the People of this Province, and in the moft effedlual Manner

* provide for their Security.

' The Militia, who v/ere draughted for the Protedion of the Frontiers, are,

* fince your laft Seiiions, relieved by the Troops raifed for that Purpofe. — The

* People have, during the Winter, remained at their refpcdlive Habitations, and

* met with no Dillurbances from the Enemy ; but as the Spring advances, they

* are'apprehenfive of frelh Depredations.

' Gentlemen of the Council and . Gentlemen of the General Ajfemhly ;
' I think it proper at this Time to mention to you, That fome People in
' Pennfyhanid, having, contrary to the common Principles of Humanity, mur-
' dered, in cool Blood, a Number of friendly Indians, who had long lived
3 peaceably among the Inhabitants of that Province, in the Manner the
' Indians at Broiherton have refidcd among us ; and having alfo, in Contempt



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