||States wish that contentment and goodwill remain between the two negotiating parties, despite differences over the land claims. Says that the Indian children and grandchildren must be thought of; rejects proposed sum of $3000 offered for the Indian land. Says that the Indians would not have demanded payment [read: not offered the land for sale at all] if the white people had not already settled upon it. Says that there is no other land for the Iroquois in question to make their living, as all other land belongs to other nations, who also must live. Concludes by saying that the Indians cannot consent to the New Yorkers' purposes, requesting that greetings be sent to George Washington, and stating that the Indians will now depart in peace and love, returning to their homes.