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Pennsylvania. Treaties A treaty...by...Virginia and Maryland with...the indians of the Six Nations

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01711 Author/Creator: Pennsylvania. Treaties Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Pamphlet Date: 1744 Pagination: 39 p. , folio 32 x 20 cm

Summary of Content: Stab-stitched, uncut. Printed by Benjamin Franklin. First edition. The treaty was signed in June 1744. it renews allianace between Iroquois and Great Britain at the outbreak of hte French and Indian war. Boyd 3; Curtis/Cambell 84; Evans 5416; Hildeburn 907; Miller 364; Sabin 60736.

Background Information:

People: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryFrench and Indian WarTreatyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFranceDiplomacyMilitary History

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