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Mohican Indians Answer to the proposition of Henry Coursey and Philemon Lloyd

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01909 Author/Creator: Mohican Indians Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1682/07/19 Pagination: 3p. + docket 31.3 x 21.9 cm

Summary of Content: On p.1 the Catskill, Mohican, and Esopus Indians explain that they are a very small people with no intention of ever harming Christians. Their answer continues on the 20 July 1682 on p.2, in which they thank the Christians for their friendship, and promise not to hunt in Virginia or Maryland.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohican IndianReligionMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyTreatyPeace

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