Appointment of a Committee in the Mohegan Case

Resolved this Assembly that His Honor, the Deputy Governor Matthew Griswold and George Wyllys, Esqs., be a committee and they are hereby fully authorized and empowered to look into the affairs relating to the Mohegan Indians, so far as respects the case lying before the King in Council upon the complaint against the government and the tenants in possession of the lands contained in said complaint and make all proper provision of exhibits and depositions and directions that shall be thought needful for conducting and managing said case on trial before the King in Council.

Legislative Action:        Passed in the Upper House.  Test, George Wyllys, Secretary.  Concurred in the Lower House.  Test, William Williams, Clerk.  In the Upper House, reconsidered, and Major William Williams is also appointed one of the committee in the affair abovementioned.  Test, George Wyllys, Secretary.  Concurred in the Lower House.  Test, William Williams, Clerk/ October 1766

Appointment committee in Mohegan case / October 1766 / Passed Upper House / October 30 p.m. / Passed Lower House / Number 5 / Entered

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