Council minutes, May 16 and May 21, 1745

Work on the battery at Copsey rock to go on. Capt. Rutherford at Albany reports that he has news from Lieut. Butler at Oswego of an intended escape from Niagara of the interpreter and two soldiers there. Accounts of moneys appropriated for the Oswego service laid before the council. Accounts of commissioners for the Oswego duties called for. Accounts of building Fort George received and the commissioners, Roome and Roosevelt, ordered to continue. Order on a petition of John Francis, a free negro, for relief against Mr Huisman. French prisoners.
Date Original
May 1745
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. New York Colony Council minutes. A1895-78. Volume 21, p.22.
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