Proceedings of the Commissioners of Indian Affairs: Appointed by Law for the Extinguishment of Indian Titles in the State of New York. Published from the Original Manuscript in the Library of the Albany Institute


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Página 437 - ... since the fourteenth day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five, or which may hereafter be made with or of the said Indians, within the limits of this State, shall be binding on the said Indians, or deemed valid, unless made under the authority, and with the consent of the Legislature of this State.
Página 437 - No purchase or contract for the sale of lands in this State, made since the fourteenth day of October one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five; or which may hereafter be made, of, or with the Indians, shall be valid, unless made under the authority, and with the consent of the Legislature.
Página 164 - If you are, tell us so; that those of our nation who have become your children, and have determined to die so, may know what to do. In this case, one chief has said, he would ask you to put him out of his pain.
Página 427 - In witness whereof the said David Ruble and Susannah his wife have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written.
Página 121 - ... executors, administrators and assigns, shall and may at all times during the said term hereby granted, peaceably and quietly have, hold and enjoy, the said demised premises, without any manner of let, suit, trouble or hindrance, of or from the said party of the first part, his heirs or assigns, or any other person or persons whomsoever.
Página 165 - All the land we have been speaking of belonged to the Six Nations. No part of it ever belonged to the king of England, and he could not give it to you." "Hear us once more. At Fort Stanwix we agreed to deliver up those of our people who should do you any wrong, and that you might try them and punish them according to your law. We delivered up two men accordingly. But instead of trying them according to your law, the lowest of your people took them from your magistrate, and put them immediately to...
Página 438 - State, the right to nominate all officers other than those who by the constitution are directed to be otherwise appointed, is vested concurrently in the person administering the government of this State for the time being and in each of the members of the Council of Appointment.
Página 161 - When your army entered the country of the Six Nations, we called you the town destroyer : and to this day, when your name is heard, our women look behind them and turn pale, and our children cling close to the necks of their mothers.
Página 122 - In Witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto interchangably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Página 162 - What they agreed to, has bound our nation ; but your anger against us must, by this time, be cooled; and, although our strength has not increased, nor your power become less, we ask you to consider calmly, Were the terms dictated to us by your commissioners reasonable and just?

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