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Andros, Edmund, Sir (1637-1714) "The Gov[erno]r Gen[era]ll Message to the Onneydes" [in Dutch and English]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01886 Author/Creator: Andros, Edmund, Sir (1637-1714) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: [1679/10/12] Pagination: 1p. + docket 30.8 x 20.8 cm

Summary of Content: The document announces the Governor's arrival in Albany with the Oneida squaw, and asks if the Oneidas plan to join them.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Women's HistoryGovernment and CivicsAmerican Indian HistoryTreatyDiplomacyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFrance

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