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Onondaga, Oneida, Seneca, Cayuga, and Mohawk Indians Proposition to Coll. Dongan [in Dutch]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01960 Author/Creator: Onondaga, Oneida, Seneca, Cayuga, and Mohawk Indians Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1686/05/21 Pagination: 3p. + docket 32.8 x 21.4 cm Order a Copy

Docket in English: "5 Nations Propositions as Gov. Gen. wil breakdown the Fr: forts built on this side the Lake."

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