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Coursey, Henry (fl. 1677-1682) "Propositions to the Senedowannes"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01912 Author/Creator: Coursey, Henry (fl. 1677-1682) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1682/08/03 Pagination: 2p. + docket 33.1 x 21.3 cm

Summary of Content: Signed by both Coursey and Philomen Lloyd. They thank the Sinnondowannes for their outstanding loyalty, and ask that they renew their peace agreement. The Sinnondowannes are also instructed to hand over any Indian that has murdered a white man or destroyed his property, and to maintain a peaceful relationship with colonists' other Indian allies.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryCrimeDeathPrisonerWartime Pillaging and DestructionMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyTreatyPeace

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