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Onondaga Sachems Propositions made by the messengers of the Onondaga Sachems

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02054 Author/Creator: Onondaga Sachems Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1700/06/11 Pagination: 2p. + docket 33.2 x 20.9 cm

Summary of Content: The messengers inform Corlaer that the Seneca Sachems have gone to Canada, and that 5 "Waganhaes" from different nations have recently arrived at Onondaga. P.2 contains Robert Livingston's answer given to the Onondagas, signed and dated 14 June 1700. In the answer, Livingston explains that the English will send Lawrence Claese up to Onondaga to investigate, and also to prevent more Senecas from fleeing to Canada.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryCanadaFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsDiplomacyRefugeesImmigration and MigrationMilitary History

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