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A jornall of our Proceeding Novebe ye 3th 1699

In obediance to Command we the subscribers sett oute of the Inhabitance towards the Indian Fort and that night we lay at the suggerland. On the Fourth day about two a Clock we gott to the River side oppisett to the Fort & there hollered & Immeadeatly they answerd: they semd to us to be in a great Fright: At last one of the great men & one Siniker came over to us: they asked if they was noe more of us: wee told them noe: wee asked them for a Canaeu they told us they had none soe we ventured to Ride into the Island: and passed over very well: the Empror and his Indians receved us Very Kindly: & carred us into the Fort: there is of them about Thirty men: their Fort is slender. they pretended to be in great Feare of strange Indians: wee asked them what Indians: the told us Wittowas: Wee asked them if they had seene any latly: & they told us some of thire women had seene Tenn: that Kild one of theire Indians and [illegible] anothers head: wee asked the Emporer if any of his Indians had beene any great March this Summer he told us noe: only he himselfe & some of his men had beene out towards the great Mountains twice to see for the strange Indians but could not see any of them: he told us that Suscahannes had taken two of them & brought them to his Fort: he asked what nation they weare: and they told him Wittowees - he told us his men had beene out and mett with two of them & Kild one of them Cut off his head & brought it to him. Wee asked him if he was not afraid to live there: he told us yes: but could not helpe it he said he could willing come to live amonst the English again but that he was afeard the strange Indians