Vote from the Massachusetts Council to Enlist Mohegan for Military Service

June 7, 1706

The Governor acquainted the Council that Owaneco had lately offered him twenty Mohegans for the eastern service which he was willing to accept being sensible that they were orderly in their last service there and that it will save the march of so many English men not easy now to be spared.

The Council are of opinion that it is a service to the province and desire the Governor will them entertain accordingly.

                Endorsement:                  per a June 11, 1706 / Vote for Employing Twenty Mohegan Indians

                Legislative Action:         Voted in Council / Isaac Addington, Secretary

                                                     Sent down for concurrance / In the House of Representatives

                                                                June 7 read and& concurred / Thomas Oakes, Speaker