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Council of Albany Order to Johannes Roseboom & co. regarding the Ottowas

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01970 Author/Creator: Council of Albany Place Written: Fort James, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1686/09/30 Pagination: 3p. + docket 33 x 21.1 cm

Summary of Content: The Council orders Johannes Rosenboom and his company of traders to be kind and civil to the Indians at Ottowa, and to try to persuade them to trade and correspond with the people of Albany. They also request that Rosenboom make an alliance with the Ottowa Indians, and to make a careful selection of an officer to be their commander.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryOttowa IndianGovernment and CivicsMerchants and TradeCommerceDiplomacy

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