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all the materials and pave entire the following streets, Should Councils conclude to authorize a contract to to wit:
be made, an early decision will be of importance to the Mulberry street from Broad to Schuylkill Sixth street. founders, and also as regards fitting up the fixtures ne. Filbert street from Thirteenth to Juniper street, cessary for the work. Your humble servant. Juniper street from High to Malberry street.
FRED. GRAFF. Sheaff street from Twellih to Thirteenth street.
May 15, 1830.
Estimate of cost to extend the iron pipes from Eighth standing
Resolved, By the Select and Common Council, that street and including Eleventh street, and from Vine the City Commissioners be and are hereby instructede 1,338 feet of 16 inch pipes in Ce
street and including Cedar street, viz: under the direction of the Paving Committee to cause
dar st at $5 00 the alley running from Water street between Walnut
$6,690 00 and the Drawblidge and between Cox and Morton's 1,338 feet of 12 inch do.in Spruce store, to be regulated, curbed and paved, and the ex street, at 2 70,
7,092 feet of 10 inch in 11th and pense thereof charged to appropriation No. 1. The resolution was laid on the table.
Arch streets, at 2 40 17,020 00 The bill was rejected by the Common Council, by a 20,000 feet of 6 inch in intermevote of eight to seven.
diate streets, at 1 25 25,000 00 Mr. Hale, from the Watering Committee, presented 5,000ft. of 3 inch, for alleys,at 75c. 3,750 00 the following: At a meeting of the Watering Committee, held on
34,768 the 22d inst. the chairman was desired to submit to 40 tons castings of branches, Council, a resolution authorising the cominittee to is
&c. at 65 dolls. per ton, 2,400 00 sue proposals and to enter into contract for a supply of
58,472 00 iron pipes and castings, to be laid in certain streets Estimate to extend the iron pipes from Eighth street where the wooden pipes have become weakened by
and including Elventh street, and from Vire to Chesthe continual pressure of water in them. The commit
nut street, viz: tee considering the great importance of the subject 2,660 feet 10 inch pipes from and that delay in the matter must increase the expen
Vine to Chesnut in 11th, ses of the ciiy, in keeping the wooden pipes in repair, 1,783 feet pipes in Arch, from independent of the frequent stoppage of the water, 8th to 12th street, and the derangement of the streets which have constantly to be broken up, -recommend that section No. 1 and 4,443 feet 10 inch at $2 40, 10,663 00 2, as stated in Mr. Graff's communication here with sub- 9,334 feet 6 inch intermediate mitted, be laid with iron pipes, as soon as practicable, streets at 1 25,
11,667 00 as the most defective wooden pipes appear to lay in 2,788 feet 3 inch, for alleys, &c., those sections of the city, that is, from Eighth street,
at 75 cents,
2,091 -00 including Eleventh street, and from Vine street to Spruce. The estimated cost of the iron pipes and cast. 16,565 feet, ings, including Lead and the expenses of laying is $44, 20 tons of castings at $65, 1,300 00 802. As the Furnaces are slack of work this season,
the committee have no doubt pipes can'be obtained on very Estimate to extend the iron pipes from Eighth street favourable terms, at a credit until May 1831.
and including Eleventh street, and from Chesnut and THOMAS HALE, Chairman.
including Spruce street, viz:
1,338 feet of 12 inch pipes from Thos: Hale, Esq.
8th to 11th in Spruce st. Chairman of the Watering Committee.
at $2 70,
3,612 00 Dear Sir-In compliance with the request of the 1,434 feet of 10 inch pipes from Watering Committee, I submit an estimate of cost for Chesnut to Spruce in 11th, extending the iron pipes in streets where the wooden
at 2 40,
3,441 00 have become so weakened by the continued pressure
6,882 feet of 6 inch pipes for of water in them as to occasion great expense in keep
intermediate sts. at 1 25, 8,602 00 ing them in repair, independent of the frequent stop
3,700 feet 3 inch for alleys at 75 page of the water, and the derangement of streets cents,
2,775 00 which have constantly to be broken up. Section No. 1 reaching from Vine to Chesnut street,
13,354 feet. and from 8th and including 11th street, the cost of
10 tons of castings at $65, 650 00 laying which will amount to $25,721 00
19,081 00 Section No. 2 will cost
19,081 00 And section No. 3 will cost
No. 3. As the 3d section passes through streets adjoining 8th to 11th street and ditto from Ches. ditto from the Alms-house and Hospital lots, together with other from Vine to Ches nut to Spruce, | Spruce to unimproved squares, it can be dispensed with at pres nut, estimated to $19,081 00 Cedar, ent, and should it be thought that section No. 2 will cost $25,721 00
$13,670 00 add too much to the expenses of the current year, that should No. 1 be laid alone it will cost can also be dispensed with, as the chief of the defective Should No. 2 be added, it will cost
$25,721 00 wooden pipes lay in the space described in section No. Should Nos. 1, 2, 3 be laid it will cost
44,802 00 1, which, in my opinion, should be done forthwith.
58,472 00 As the furnaces are slack of work this season I have On motion it was resolved, that the Watering Comno doubt pipes can be obtained on the most favourable mittee be authorised to issue proposals and to enter terms at a credit until May 1831.
into contracts for the delivery of iron pipes and castings, As 11th street will be laid with 10 inch pipes for an &c. the cost of which shall not exceed the sum of 45,additional feeder, all the estimates include pipes for 000 dollars, to be paid for, on or after the first day of that purpose.
May 1831.-Philadelphia Gazette.
CHURCHES IN PHILADELPHIA, IN 1793.
CHURCHES IN PHILADELPHIA, IN 1793. Fourth streets, on the south side. St. Mary's Church, in
Fourth, between Walnut and Spruce streets, on the [COMMUNICATED FOR THE REGISTER.)
west side. The pastors of these two churches, are the Mr. S. Hazard,
Rev. Lawrens Græssel, Francis Flemming, and Christo. SIR-Someume ago I sent you the state of the pher Keating. Holy Trinity or German Catholic Church, Thermometer, when it was above 90°, for 22 years in Spruce, corner of Sixth streets, the Rev. Petrus which you published. - I now send you a list of all the lielbron, pastor. An English sermon is likewise preachChurches of the City, in the year 1793, with the names ed here every Sunday afternoon by the Rev. Lawrence of the Pastors-if you should think it worth publishing, Phelan. it is at your service. It is taken from the Directory for UNIVERSALISTS perform divine worship in the Anathe above year. I would wish some of your Correspon- tomical Hall, in Fifth, between Chesnut and Walnut dents to furnish a list of the Churches, with the names streets, under the care of the Rev. Hugh White. of their Pastors, and where situated, for the present year, There is likewise now building a Church for the Afin your valuable work.
Yours, respectfully, ricans and their descendants, in Fifth, between Walnut April, 1830.
A READER. and Spruce streets. “A list of all the buildings appropriated to the service of
[The preceding list contains 27 Churches. In 1824, Almighty God, and where situated, with the names of the number of places for worship was 88. Since that their respective Pastors.
time many more have been added. We hope before BAPTIST Cæorcu, in Second street, between High and long to be able to present a perfect catalogue of them, Mulberry streets, Rev. Thomas Ustick, A.M. pastor.
which we some time since commenced.]
CITY APPROPRIATIONS FOR 1830.
The City Commissioners are authorized and directed es, Right Rev. Dr. White and Rev. Dr. Blackwell, are
to raise and levy forth with, upon persons legally tax apastors. St. Poul's Church, Third street, on the east ble, and upon the estate, real and personal, within the side, between Walnut and Spruce streets, Rev. Dr. Ma- city of Philadelphia, the full and entire sum of two hungaw and Rev. Joseph Pilmore, pastors.
dred and eighi thousand eight hundred dollars, agreeFRIENDS MEETING HOUSES.-One south-west corner
ably to the last county assessment.
The sum of thirteen thousand five hundred and seyof High and Second streets. (pulled down.] One in Pine street, between Front and Second streets. One in enty-nine dollars, balance of water rents of the year one Keys’alley. One in Fourth, near the corner of Chesnut 6fteen thousand nine hundred dollars of the water rents
thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, and also streets. (not used.]
of the present year, after the payment of the anual apFREE QUAKERS MEETING House, south-west corner of propriation of fourteen thousand dollars to the Sinking Fifth and Mulberry streets.
Fund; and also the estimated amount of the income of GERMAN LUTHERAN CHURCHES.-St. Michael's Church, the corporate estate, and contingent moneys, for the in Fifth street, between Mulberry and Cherry streets, on present year, after the application therefrom of eight the east side. Zion Church, in Fouėth street, at the thousand dollars to the Sinking Fund, together with so corner of Cherry street. of these two united congre. much of the tax directed to be raised, as may be necesgations, the Rev. Henry Helmuth, D.D. and the Rev.Mr. sary, are appropriated to the following purposes—that Schmidt, are pastors.
SWEDISH LUTHERAN CHURCA, in Swanson street, No. 1. For making new Pavements, $24,000 00 Southwark, under the care of the Rey. Nicholas Colin,
2. For repairing unpaved streets, and D.D.
carrying off stagnant water, 5,000 00 JEWISH SYNAGOGUE, in Cherry, between Third and
3. For cleansing the city, and superinFourth streets, under the care of the Rev. Mr. Coben.
13,800 00 METHODIST CHURCHES. -One in Fourth, between
4. For making, cleansing, and repairing
5,000 00 Sassafras and Vine streets, under the care of the Rev. John Dickins; and another in Second, below Catharine
5. For lighting and watching the city, 47,260 00 6. For Pumps and Wells,
2,700 00 street, Southwark.
7. For regulating Ascents & Descents,' 900 00 PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES.-- 1st Presbyterian Church,* 8. For Salaries of the Officers of the in High, between Second and Third streets, Rey. Dr.
City, viz--the Mayor, $2,000; the Ewing, pastor. Second Presbyterian Church, corner of
Recorder, 600; the 'Treasurer, 2,Third and Mulberry streets, Rev. Dr. James Sproat and
000; the City Commissioners, 3,000; Rev. Dr. Ashbel Green, pastors. The new Presbyteri.
the City Clerk, 1,000; the Recordan Church, corner of Coates and St. John's streets, N.
ing Surveyor, 750; the Vaccine Liberties, is also under the pastoral care of the above
Physicians, 500; the Clerks of two gentlemen. Third Presbyterian Church, in Pine,
Councils,700;the Corders of Wood between Fourth and Fifth sireets, under the pastoral
850; the High Constables, 1,200; care of the Rev. John B. Smith. Presbyterian Associate
the Clerks of the Markets, 1,900; Church, in Walnut, between Fourth and Fifth streets,
the Captain of the Watch, 550; the north side, Rev. Wm. Marshall, pastor. Scotch Presby.
Lieutenant of the Watch, 400; the rian Church, in Spruce, between Third and Fourth
the Messenger of Councils, 225, 15,675 03 streets, Rey, Robert Annan, pastor.
9. For Fuel, and incidental expenses in ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCHES.- Old Roman Catholic
the City Hall,
800 00 Church, in Willing's alley; there is likewise an entrance 10. For services in the Markets,
550 00 to this church in Walnut street, between Third and 11. For Incidental expenses of Councils, 100 00
12. For Rewarding persons active in *This Church is now re-building, and until it is fin
bringing offenders to justice, to be ished, divine service is performed in the University Hall
paid or withheld at the discretion in Pourth street.
of the Meyor,
is to say:
13. For re-paving over water pipes, and
1421 20 14. For repairing and improving city
836 00 15. For Interest on City Funded Debt,
1255 32 viz-$540,100, üt six per cent. per
- 1255 32
1826- 25.38 61
423 10 16. For repairing over private Water
1057 16 pipes,
50 00 17. For distribution among Fire & Hose
11,040 12 Companies,
5,000 00 18. For interest on moneys to be borrow
One half of which, is 12,818 58 County tax.
5,520 06 Road tax.
During this period no expenditure of the Road tax
1,000 00 has been made on the Point--the whole has gone to the 19. For purchase of paying Stone for
Western District. 1831,
During the same period, the following County bridg20. For repairing footways, in case of de
es have been erected for the accommodation of the fault hy individuals,
80 00 Western District21. For Expenses which may hereafter
Bridge on Second street near Logan's Mill cost $6,000 be authorized by Councils,
7,500 00 Do west of Frankford, near Oxford, 14,000 Rosehill,
5,000 $250,016 00 Do Frankford creek, head of Front st., 18,000
$43,000 FRANKFORD CREEK BRIDGE.
It follows, therefore, that the Point District has con
tributed towards the improvement of the Western DisThe Legislature have passed an act at their last sestrict, in County and Road taxes, since 1819, 18,338 64 sion, authorizing the County Commissioners to purchase dollars, without receiving any return except in the genthe bridge at the mouth of Frankford Creek, that the eral application of the county tax to judicial purposes public may pass it free of toll, as other County Bridges. and other matters of minor concern.
The purchase will contribute much to the accommo Beach street, in Kensington, is now ordered to be exdation of the Kensington District, and also to the inhab. tended one mile along the river to Richmond-this in itants of the upper lownships, who attend the markets. addition to the pleasant ride in summer, will afford to The Point District is also entiiled to this accommoda- people attending market the opportunity to supply tion when it is considered that for ten years past its con- ihemselves in returning with coal, lumber, and other tribution to the public taxes, (about 50 per cent. of the commodities brought for sale by water carriage. Poulson. whole District of the N. Liberies) lias been almost ex. clusively expended on the portion west of the Frankford Road, as will appear from the following statement col
MAUCH CAUNK CAUTE. leced from the office of the County Commissioners.
We were the other day forcibly struck with the facilThe County Map will show, on inspection, that the ity and dispatch in putting coal wagons down the Chule, Frankford road divides the District into two parts and loading the coal into the boats. We were therenearly equal:-hence the District has been divided in fore, desirous of knowing how many wagons were let to east and west, the line of division being the Frank- down in a day, and were informed that they frequently ford road.
let down and loaded into boats 200 wagons per day, The triennial assessment of 1829, states the whole a- being more than 300 tons of coal. On calculation, mount of property assessed at
$845,728 we find, that allowing the Chute to be used only 250
days per year, 75,000 tons of coal can be passed down of which, the Eastern, or Point District,
this single one and loaded into boats; and for our part, 331,480
we see no reason why a dozen of these Chutes may not The Western District amounts to
514,248 be made by extending the Rail Road further along the
hill, and to supply that number, a back set of tracts for 845,728
the empty wagons, to return on is all that is necessary
for the Company to do any amount of business that the Consequently, the Point District, at the present time, market can require from them, and ten times the presamounts to 40 per cent. on the whole.
ent demand. It is believed that the Morris Canal to As the course of improvement for the last ten years New York, and the Delaware Canal to Philadelphia, bas run much more through the Western than through will both be finished in two or three months--when we the Eastern District, it may fairly be assumed, that du- believe none need cry with the pains of cold fingers, ring this period, (1829, inclusive.) the ratio of the Point occasioned by the want of Lebigh Coal. - Lehigh PiDistrict, was 50 per cent. or one half of the whole. The triennial assessments during this period were1819
Printed every SATURDAY MORNING by WILLIAM F 1823
836,886 GEDDES, No. 59 Locust Street. Philadelphia; where, and 1826
846,206 the PUBLICATION OFFICE, IN FRANKLAN PLACE, second 1829
845,728 door back of the Post Office, (back room) subscriptions will be
thankfully received. Price FIVE DOLLARS per anotim, payable The amount of County and Road taxes paid by the annually by subscribers residing in or near the city, or where whole District during the same period, were“
there is an agent. Other subscribers pay in advance,
REGISTER OF PENNSYLVANIA.
DEVOTED TO THE PRESERVATION OF EVERY KIND OF USEFUL INFORMATION RESPECTING THE STATE.
EDITED BY SAMUEL HAZARD.
VOL. V.-NO, 24.
PHILADELPHIA, JUNE 12, 1830.
RECORDS OF PENNSYLVANIA. the provincial commissioners for interfering, and pro
hibiting their carrying on the least intercourse with Abstract of the state records at Harrisburg, made by the Indians on matters of public concern; as they would Thomas Sergeant, Esq. when Secretary of the Common- answer the contrary to his majesty at their peril.” wealth, and by him presented to the Historical Com
July 25.-Governor spoke to Tedyuscung, & agreed mittee of the American Philosophical Society, Nov. 3, ihe public treaty began, &c.
to his having a clerk-for which T. thanked bim. Then 1819.-1748 to 1758.
• “Memorandum. As soon as the Governor and CounConcluded from p. 362.)
cil and Indians had taken their seats, Tedyuscung, by
his interpreter 'John Pumpshire, called for Charles 1757-July 21.-Council held at Easton. Governor Thompson, master of the public Quaker school in the arrived 20th—had 6 of the Council --Tedyuscung there: city of Philadelphia, placed him by Mr. Trent (who was and of his company 159, (58 men, 37 women, and 64 appointed by the Governor to take the minutes,) at the children). There since came 119 Senecas and others table, and said he liad chosen him for his clerk; where. of the Six Nations, viz: 45 men, 35 women, and 39 child upon he sat down and began to take minutes, without dren. Two of these were chiefs and principal men de asking permission of the Governor, who took no farputed by the Seneca nation, and several others of esteem ther notice of it." in their tribes. Mr. Croghan Deputy Agent attended. “At a meeting with Tedyuscung, King of the Dela
Tedyuscung visited the Governor, and informed hi:n wares living on Susquehanna, who is empowered by the that he came in consequence of the Governor's invita- ten following nations, viz:-Lenopi, Wename, Munsey, tion to come and treat with him; the 10 nations who Mawhicken, Tiaweo or Nanticockes, and the Senecas, had joined with him, and some of each of the ten were Onondagoes, Cayugas, Oneidas, and Mohawks, to settle come. He opened the conference, and afterwards said all differences subsisting between them and their breth“his memory was weak, and as he would have things ren the English, and George Croghan, Esq. Deputy Adone regularly he desired he might have a Clerk to take gent to the Hon. Sir W. Johnson, Bart. his Majesty's minutes along with the Governor's Clerk.”
sule agent and superintendent of the affairs of the six July 22.--Gov.'s answer of congratulation. States Nations, their allies and dependants. Indians at present that what was said would be interpreted and taken in Easton, about 300. This meeting was in consequence down, and a copy given to Tedyuscung. That he was of the agreement of the Indians at Easton in November *told it was the constant practice of Sir W. Johnson, as last.” well as all others, who have the conduct of Indian trea July 27.--Answer of Commissioners to Governor's reties, to employ their own secretaries, and as this method quest of a list of the presents--that they would in due was settled at Lancaster, as a precedent to be observed time prepare. in future treaties, he would not take upon him to make Governor's reply, requesting it again, and complainany alteration in this respect.” Tedyuscung expressed ing that Mr. Lardner and Mr. Mifflin, two of the comhis satisfaction with what the Governor said.
missioners, had no notice of their meeting: July 23.-The four provincial commissioners, Messrs. The substance of Tedyuscung's complaint is conMasters, Galloway, Fox and Hughes, with Tedyuscung, tained in a statement made by Mr. Crogban. . "The came to the Governor; and then the commissioners by complaint I made last fall, 1 yet continue. I think some letter remonstrated that Tedyuscung on the 21st came lands have been bought by the Proprietor or his agents, to them and demanded a clerk to be appointed by him from Indians who had not a right to sell, and to whom self; and that he would not proceed to treat without it. the lands did not belong. I think also when some lands They informed him they thought it reasonable and just, have been sold to the Proprietors by Indians who had a and recommended him to the Governor. That they right to sell to a certain place, whether that purchase were this morning informed by him it was refused; that was to be measured by miles or hours walk, that the he was dissatisfied, and declared he would not treat Proprietors have, contrary to agreement, taken in more without it; requesting them to assist in a second appli- lands tlian they ought to have done, and lands that becation. That as a King or Chief of a nation, they thought longed to others. I therefore now desire you to pro. he had an undoubted right to have a clerk. The Inter duce the writings and deeds, and let them be read in preter declared that this application was what Tedyus. public, and examined, and copies of the whole be laid cung himself had said. The Governor told Tedyuscung before King George, and published to all the provinces. he would consider it. Messrs. Croghan and Weiser What is fairly bought and paid for, I make no further thought this had been suggested to Tedyuscung by Is. demand about, but if any lands have been bought of Inrael Pemberton and others. The Governor left the dians to whom these lands did not belong, and who had matter to Mr. Croghan-expressing his great surprise. no right to sell them, I expect satisfaction; and if the Mr. Croghan spoke with Tedyuscung and endeavoured Proprietors have taken in more lands than they bought to reason on his unprecedented demand, and discovered of true owners, I expect likewise to be paid for them. as he thought, that it was put into his head by white We expect to settle at Wyoming, and want certain people. However, Tedyuscung broke off the discourse boundaries fixed between you and us, and a certain very abruptly, and pulling out a large string delivered tract of land fixed, which it shall not be lawful for ùs or it to him with a peremptory declaration that he would our children ever to sell, nor you or your children to buy. either have a clerk or desist treating and leave the town. We intend to make a settlement at Wyoming, and build Mr. Croghan recommended it as a matter of absolute different houses from what we have done heretofore necessity. The Governor wrote a letter, reprimanding such as may last not only for a little time, but for our
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children after us. We desire you to assist us, and send for that messengers from two tribes of Delawares on the persons to instruct us in building houses, &c. and that Ohio, stated to him that they were sorry for having persons be sent to instruct us in the Christian Religion, struck the English, and wished to follow Tedyuscung's and instruct our children in reading and writing, and a example in making peace. fair trade be established, and persons appointed to Sept. 1. — Assembly offers lo Governor to pass a Bill manage it agreeable to us. He agreed that Fort Au for making the lines at Wyoning, and assigning the gusta should belong to the English as a trading house, lands there to the Indians, as they requested. and they would assist to defend it."
Governor says he has no power, but will recommend On considering the style as well as matter of the said it to the proprietaries. The bounds being uncertain at paper, with a draft of the land alluded to, containing present, and might provoke the Six Nations, as it was two millions of acres, it appeared plain that their de purchased from them, unless they were consulted. mand was not in the Indian form nor agreeable to their Sept. 12.--News of a party of French and Indians, notion of things, but had been dictated by some of the above Diahoga, coming to try the strength of the forts, people in town or by Charles Thompson, who was and gain information. known to be under the direction of the Quakers. Mr. Militia Bill passed. Weiser and Mr. Croghan declared themselves of that C, Weiser sent to build a fort at Wyoming. opinion. They said the only object of the Indians (as Sept. 19.-C. Weiser declines building a fort at Wythey gathered from former conversations) was to get a oming; he was unwilling, and the Six Nations might be sight of the deeds relative to the disputed lands—that displeased at him. He is against inviting the Indians to they might know what Indians granted them. They fight our battles against the French-recommends a were all of opinion the proprietaries had made fair pur. trading house at Fort Augusta. chases from the Six Nations; but these they said were Sept. 28.--- Address of Assembly to Governor, to renot the right owners. All present were of opinion that move William Moore, a Justice of the Peace. if the Delawares persisted it might occasion a breach Sept. 29.-Long message of Assembly, vindicating between the Six Nations and them, which might be fa- themselves from reflections in the Governor's message tal in its consequences, and as the Six Nations uitle was of the 16th, and answer thereto. included in the proprietaries defence it would be best Sept. 30.-Governor requests the complaints and evto refer it to Sir W. Johnson.
idence against William Moore, to be furnished him, "as July 31.—Mr. Crogban answered Tedyuscung to the common justice requires that no man should be conabove purport, Also that the lands at Wyoming did | demned unheard." not belong to us. That their other requests were rea a very spirited message from Assembly to Governor, sonable and would be referred to the Assembly. containing many reflections on bis conduct.
July 26. ' Mr. Peter's agent for the proprietaries was Oct. 14.-llouse met again, and adjourned from 21st asked if he would shew the deeds-said he was forbidden to 2d January, by the proprietaries. But the Governor & Council con 1758-Jan. 24.-Disputes up to this period between sidering it as of vital importance, and that Tedyuscung the Governor and Assembly, about William Moore, a this morning told Mr. Weiser that he would be content. Justice of the Peace, against whom the Assembly had ed with seeing and having copies of the said deeds, and presented a request of removal, and whom they now would then say no more about the disputed lands; and wished to impeach before the Governor. But the Govthat the deeds are on record in Philadelphia. Ordered ernor declined it as not within his constitutional powers. the five deeds of 28th August, 1686, Aug. 25th, 1737, The Assembly had committed William Moore to jail. Oct. 11th, 1736, Oct. 25th, 1736, Aug. 22d, 1749, be
March 7.-Letter from William Pitt, dated Decem. produced at the public conference and copies given 10 ber 30th, 1757, announcing that the Earl of Loudoun Tedyuscung: Aug. 3. —Answer of Commissioners to Governor's let- by was to be considered as Commander in chief.
was sent for to England, and Major General Abercromter-vindicating their conduct. Tedyuscung wished to decline referring to Sir Wm.
Letter from same, of same date, requiring the rais. Johnson.
Governor insisted on it. Tedyuscung asked ing as large a body of men as the number of inhabitants for the proprietaries letters relating to this matter would allow, and forming them into regiments, and to which the Governor had not ready. Afterwards the bold themselves in readiness to march, when ordered peace was mutually confirmed. Copies of the deeds by Brigadier General Forbes, appointed to command his given,
Majesty's forces in those parts; was to be in a situation Aug. 4.--A handsome entertainment given, at which !o begin by the 1st May, or as soon after as may be were present the Governor, &c. and 300 Indians. At judged convenient; with power to issue commissions. night a large Bonfire, and a yariety of Indian dances,
Arms, ammunition, tents and provisions, to be issued to Aug. 7. -Tedyuscung agreed to take up the hatchet them in the same manner as the regular forces; and a against the French.
train of artillery provided. The whole the King expects Aug. 13.-Accounts of the capture of Fort William from the provinces, is the levying, clothing, and pay, of Henry, in New York, hy regulars, Canadians and Indi. the men, and it would be recommended to parliament ta ans, and inves'ment of Fort Edward, The enemy's ar.
compensate the provinces for the moncy expended.” my amounting to 11,000, having 36 pieces of cannon,
March 13.-Tedyuscung again in town, and wished and at least 5 mortars.
to bring his clerk with him, when he waited on the Goy. Aug. 16.-Governor sends a message to Assembly re
The latter refused permission. Tedyuscung commending three things. 1. To enable him to send sent back an insolent answer, that he would bring his assistance to New York, by encouraging volunteers. 2. clerk. Same day unanimously agreed that Tedyuscung A Militia law-recommending not to take the appoint should not bring his clerk into the Council. If he wishment of officers out of the hands of the Governor. 3.) ed it, there might be a public hearing at the StateTo enable him to furnish the Indians treated with lately , house, and then he might bring his clerk or any one with the means of attacking the enemy.
else. Mr. Logan and Secretary Peters were to set this Aug. 18.- Message of Assembly, that they bad pre matter in its true light to the Indians. pared a Bill enabling the Governor to draw out a force March 15.-Conference with Tedyuscung and other for New York; disapproving of volunteers as slow and Indians, without his clerk. He spoke, and said that in ineffeciual; but will agrec to it if persisted in by the consequence of bris efforts, 8 more Indian nations, maGovernor
king in all 18, had joined the English alliance avd de. Aug. 19.–Bill passed to enable the Governor to draw seried the French, viz: the Otiawas, Twightwees, Chipforth and send 1000 men to New York.
pewas, who live north-west of Fort Detroit; Toawawas, Aug. 30.---Tedyuscung arrived to inform the Govern south of Lake Erie; Caughnawagos, Maijoowa, on an