Act Desiring Governor to Write to Agent Jackson relative to the Mohegan Affair

Resolved that His Honor, the Governor, be and he is hereby desired to send forward a letter to Mr. Agent Jackson, informing that a special agent is appointed to repair to Great Britain on the affair of the Mohegan Indians with all convenient speed * and also that he is appointed by the tenants in possession of the land in controversy to appear and answer for them and desire that the hearing of the case be put off  till such  special agent do arrive and be prepared for trial and that he write again by such special agent, recommending him to Mr. Agent Jackson and informing what is further necessary on the preparations that shall be made in the case.

Legislative Action:        Passed in the Upper House.  Test, George Wyllys, Secretary.  Concurred in the Lower House with this addition: next after the word speed in the fourth line, viz., * to assist him, said Mr. Jackson in preparing, soliciting, managing said case on the trial thereof said to be coming on before the King’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council.  Test, William Williams, Clerk.  Concurred in the Upper House.  Test, George Wyllys, Secretary / October 1766

Act desiring Governor to write to Agent Jackson relative  to Mohegan affair / October 1766 / Passed Upper House / October 31 p.m. / Passed Lower House / Number 4 / Entered

Cataloguing:                274

 
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