Gay Head

To His Excellency Francis Bernard, Esq., Captain General, Etc., and To the Honorable, His Majesty's Council and House of Representatives in General Court Assembled

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I proposing to Major Mayhew yesterday that Tisbury and Chilmark might be made one for the better carrying on all public affairs there, etc., it being absolutely denied, moveth your supplicant humbly praying this Honorable House that an act might pass, that all the lands on the north side of Chilmark and on the westerly of Chilmark, including all the west end of Martha’s Vineyard, be made payable in all public tax and rates to the Town of Tisbury.

To his Excellency Sir William Phips, Knight, Captain General and Governor in Chief of Their Majesties' Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, the Honored Council and Representatives Now Convened in General Assembly

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To His Excellency The Governor and Council and Representatives in General Assembly

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The Committee appointed to take into consideration the petition of the Reverend Zechariah Mayhew, Minister of the Gospel and Missionary to the Indians on Martha’s Vineyard, have attended that service and ask leave to report the following resolves.

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To the Honorable Council, and to the Honorable the House of Representatives of the State of Massachusetts Bay

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To the Honorable William Stoughton, Esq., the Council and Representatives in General Council Assembled

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To His Excellency Joseph Dudley, Governour, and to the Honorable the Council and Representatives in General Court Assembled

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