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River Indians "Propositions made by the River Indians that live at Skachkook"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01945 Author/Creator: River Indians Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1685/08/04 Pagination: 1p. + docket 32.6 x 21.1 cm

Summary of Content: The River Indians explain that they have invited some of their Indians from Pinnekook in New England to come and live with them in Skachkook. In their response, the English encourage the Indians to bring their friends and relations to Skachkook to settle, where they will receive the protection of the British government.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryImmigration and MigrationChildren and FamilyFriendshipMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyTreatyPeace

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