Resolution Authorizing Payment to the Mohegan Sachem and his Council

Resolved that the treasurer of this colony pay and deliver into the hands of the committee appointed on the affairs of the Mohegan sachem and his Indians a sum not exceeding thirty pounds money to be used and improved for the benefit of said sachem and his Indians and that some part thereof be now delivered into the hands of the said sachem and his attendants as a mark of the ancient friendship subsisting between the said tribe and this government, and the remainder to be used and improved for the support and subsistence of the family of the late sachem in such manner as to them may seem best.

Legislative Action:        Passed in the Lower House.  Test, William Williams, Clerk.  Concurred in the Upper House. Test, George Wyllys, Secretary / May 1769 /