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Dongan, Thomas (1634-1715) Proposition to the westward Indians

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01948 Author/Creator: Dongan, Thomas (1634-1715) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1685/09/15 Pagination: 2p. + docket 29.8 x 18.9 cm

Summary of Content: The document discusses a peace settlement that the westward Indians made with the 5 Nations, and why they should have consulted the Governor of New York before making this settlement. It is also asked that they continue to observe the peaceful covenant.

People: Dongan, Thomas, 1634-1715

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyTreatyPeace

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