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Bratt, Dirck Albert (fl. 1686) Bond to the city of Albany

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01968 Author/Creator: Bratt, Dirck Albert (fl. 1686) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1686/09/10 Pagination: 2p. + docket 32.5 x 21 cm

Summary of Content: The document states that Dirck Alb[ert] Bratt and Matthys Nack are bound to the people and city of Albany for the sum of 50 pounds. It then goes on to explain that both Bratt and Nack have a pass from the Governor to trade with the 5 Nations, and if they decide not to trade with the Indians for peltry, then the current financial obligation will be declared void.

People: Dongan, Thomas, 1634-1715

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianFinanceGovernment and CivicsMerchants and TradeCommerceFur Trade

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