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Schuyler, Pieter (1657-1724) to Richard Ingoldesby re: plans to attack the French and Indians of Canada

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02036 Author/Creator: Schuyler, Pieter (1657-1724) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Letter Date: 1692/08/17 Pagination: 2p. + docket 30.3 x 19.6 cm

Schuyler writes that he has enclosed a copy of his propositions to the 5 Nations, and writes of English designs for different attacks upon the French. He also writes of the expense accrued from the conflict. Letter marked as a copy.

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