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Carachkondie (fl. 1677) Answer from the Onondaga Sachems to Cornell Coursey's proposition

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01872 Author/Creator: Carachkondie (fl. 1677) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1677/07/21 Pagination: 3p. + docket 32.9 x 21.3 cm

Summary of Content: The document names 4 Sachems that responded to the proposition: Ca[r]achkondie (the speaker), Tanonauiaichta, Sienonkachi, and Oneyichkaron. In their answer, the Onondagas agree to peace and to commit no damage or injury against the settlers of Virginia and Maryland. Robert Livingston signed and certified the document as a true copy, that he translated, compared, and verified.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Military HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyTreatyPeace

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