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Wappinger Tribe no longer has title to land, 176?-03-11,
1767? Broadside of decision by Gov. Henry Moore and Council of New York, which determined that the Wappinger Indians no longer have rights to land
where they are were living. The order determined that the title belonged to Adolph Philipse, and that the Tribe's rights had "extinguished" by
"honestly and fairly" made purchases. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   A Council held at Fort-George, in the city of ... York, on Wednesday the eleventh day of March, 1767 : present, His Excellency Sir Henry Moore, Baronet, Captain-General, &c. Mr. Horsmanden, Mr. Smith, Mr. Watts, Mr. Walton, Mr. Delancey, Mr. Apthorpe, Mr. Reade. The Council having duly considered all the proofs and allegations offered on the part of the complainants, Daniel Nimham, and the other Indians of the Wappinger Tribe, in support of their claim to certain lands, granted by letters patent, to Adolph Philipse, dated the seventeenth of June, 1697, as likewise, the proofs offered by Roger Morris, Beverley Robinson, and Philip Philipse, in support of their title ... A true Copy, examined, by Gw. Banyar, D.S. Cl. Con.
OCLC Number:   992723661
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