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Pynchon, John, et al "Instructions for Arnout Cornelise Interpreter"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02020 Author/Creator: Pynchon, John, et al Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1689/08/30 Pagination: 2p. + docket 31.3 x 20 cm

Summary of Content: John Pynchon, Thomas Savage, Jonathan Bull, and Andrew Belcher, the representatives of Massachusetts, Plymoth, and Connecticut, instruct Arnout to bring back to Albany some Sachems of the 5 Nations, where they will be met with friendship. They warn him, however, not to disrupt their recent victory over the French in any way. Bears the signatures of all 4 commissioners.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsDiplomacyAmerican Indian HistoryFranceCanadaGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary History

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