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Dongan, Thomas, 1634-1715 Proposition to the Oneidas, Onondagas, and Cayugas

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02011 Author/Creator: Dongan, Thomas, 1634-1715 Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1687/04/25 Pagination: 2p. + docket 33.4 x 21 cm Order a Copy

Dongan writes that he is distressed by news of the Mohawks and Senecas traveling to Canada to make a settlement with the Governor, which would constitute a breach of their agreement with him. He also reprimands the Oneidas, Onondagas, and Cayugas for trading at Philadelphia and not exclusively at Albany, and instructs them to apprehend any French or English men they find traveling and trading without a pass from him.

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