America and West Indies: April 1644

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Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 1, 1574-1660. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1860.

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April 1644

April 19. 4. The Act and Deed of the voluntary submission of the Chief Sachem and the rest of the princes, with the whole people of the Narragansetts, to the government and protection of that honourable state of Old England. Samuel Gorton, John Wickes, Randal Holden, and John Warner are deputed by the natives, their attorneys or commissioners for executing this deed. Signed with the marks of Pessicus, Chief Sachem, Canaunicus, and Mixan, his son and heir. Witnessed by Auwashousse and Tomanick, Chief Counsellors to Pessicus. Sealed in the presence of Christopher Helme, Robert Potter, and Richard Carder. [Copy.]
April 19. 5. Another copy of the preceding.