Propositions of the three Mohawk castles, renewing the ancient covenant chain; requesting, in case they go to war against the Sinnekeus, that they might be permitted to bring their wives and children to Fort Orange; also, requesting guns to defend their castles and horses to draw palisades thither.
June 16 1657
New York State Archives. New Netherland. Council. Dutch colonial ordinances, 1647-1658. Series A1875. Volume 16.
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