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Dongan, Thomas (1634-1715) Proposition to the Senecas, Cayugas, and Onondagas

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02019 Author/Creator: Dongan, Thomas (1634-1715) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1687/07/04 Pagination: 3p. + docket 33 x 21.2 cm

Summary of Content: In his proposal, Dongan forbids the Indians to travel to Cadarachqui at the Governor of Canada's request, and reminds them to remain loyal to England at all times. He also instructs them on what to do in the event of an attack, and notes that he will supply them with provisions and ammunition. On p.3 there is a portion of a Dutch translation of the document.

People: Dongan, Thomas, 1634-1715

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryCanadaFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsDiplomacyMilitary HistoryAmmunitionMilitary SuppliesMilitary Provisions

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