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Wraxall, Peter in: Harvard
Studies, vol. XXI, pp. 194-195.
. . . (p. 174) Albany 20 Sepr 1735- The 6 Nations Answer the Govrs Speech They return their Compts of Condolance.
They promise the Govt shall be kept inviolable on their side. As to the Garrison & Trade at Oswego, they say when a number of Traders are there Goods are sold Cheap, but when there is but a Trader or two, they are cheated, not only the 6 Nations but the far Indians, & instead of pure Rum they receive half Water, this they say makes them appear as Lyars to the Far Indians who come here upon their Encouragement. . . .
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