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Mohawk Indians Answer to the proposition of Henry Coursey and Philomen Lloyd

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01917 Author/Creator: Mohawk Indians Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1682/08/04 Pagination: 11p. + docket 32.3 x 21.3 cm

Summary of Content: Record of the proceedings held between the Onondagas, Oneidas, Mohawks, and Cayugas over the course of a few days. During these proceedings, the Indians apologize for the actions of other northern Indians, and state their desire to maintain peace and friendship with all Christians. The document also records the various peace offerings that the Indians made in an effort to apologize for the murders and robberies that were committed.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianReligionCrimeGiftMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyTreatyPeace

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