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Dongan, Thomas (1634-1715) "Propositions made to the Maquese, Oneydes, Onnondages, Cayouges & . . .

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01958 Author/Creator: Dongan, Thomas (1634-1715) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1686/05/20 Pagination: 4p. 32.4 x 21 cm

Summary of Content: Sinnekes Sachims." Coll. Dongan tells the Indians that they are not permitted to trade, make covenants, or declare war or peace with any Christians without his permission. He also states that they must continue to bring all their trade exclusively to Albany, and that they should stop any Christians from building forts in places that would interfere with their beaver hunting. Docketed on verso.

People: Dongan, Thomas, 1634-1715

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianReligionMerchants and TradeCommerceFortificationFur TradeMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyTreatyPeace

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