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Mohawk Indians "Propositions made by four Sachims of the Mohogs"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02070 Author/Creator: Mohawk Indians Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1702/08/26 Pagination: 1p. + docket 30.1 x 19.5 cm

Summary of Content: The Mohawk Sachims explain that they were on their way to make peace with the Eastern Indians, but stopped their journey due to the breaking of war and other dangers. They also remind the Governor of New York of the Earl of Bellomont's promise to build a fort in their country, and ask that steps be taken to fortify their land.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianPeaceTreatyMilitary HistoryFranceCanadaGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFortificationBuilding ConstructionDiplomacy

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