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Must acknowledge that a party of the Sinnekes, and Onnendages have plundered some French that they found in their enemies countrey supplying them there with amunition which they thought was very unreasonable and wee have alsoo taken some of the Ottowawa Indians prisoners who are our enemies, but upon his Exeye the Govrs comands wee have sent them home again by Capt Rooseboom last Fall, and by Major Maggregory this Spring notwithstanding they had killed several [of?] our Indians out a bever hunting and of our women in their planting of corn [paper missing] As for what his Exeye proposed yesterday consisting in several [paper missin-illegible] [tribes?] wee shall not answer to every particular, only to the principall heads, in what [his?] [paper missing] [E?]xeye May rest staisfyed wee approve of very well and shall performe As for the making of peace with the farr nations, wee doo take that to bee very good councill and will undoubtedly contribute much to the strenthening of us and weakeneing of our enemies the French, and therefore are willing to accept of the councill to make a peace with the Ottowawas, and to that end wee will send such of their people as have been some years agoo prisoners among us to them to endeavour to effect it and are satisfyed his Exeyes advice, as far above what wee could ever have thought ofI doo render many thanks to his Exeye for itt, and present his Exeye with bolts of wampum soo give his Exeye many thanks for your good advice concerneing the [hangeing?] of what French prisoners wee gett for our people, wee will follow it and doo harme to any French wee gett, butt strive to gett our people exchanged for them which will strenthen us and desire as soon as we gett any that his Exeye wold write to the gove of Camda to