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Unknown "An Accompt of Presents given to the Onneydes Sachims upon the Country . . .

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01889 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document Date: [1678] Pagination: 1p. + docket 30.5 x 21.1 cm

Summary of Content: . . . of Virginia Acct. at the delivery of the 6 Prison[ers]." Account of the quantity of tobacco, rum, bread, meat, and other provisions given to the Oneidas for the delivery of prisoners.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryGiftDiplomacyTreatyMilitary HistoryAlcoholTobacco and SmokingDiet and nutritionPrisoner of WarGovernment and CivicsFinancePrisoner

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