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Schuyler, Peter, 1657-1724 to Lord Cornbury re: meeting at Onondaga

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02074 Author/Creator: Schuyler, Peter, 1657-1724 Place Written: [Onondaga, New York] Type: Letter Date: 1704/05/20 Pagination: 2 items 34.1 x 21.2 cm Order a Copy

Item 1: 1p. + docket. Schuyler enclosed a letter from the interpreter at Onondaga, and directs Cornbury's attention to the gifts presented to the Indians by Canada. He also inquires about the payment of the expenses accrued on his journey to Onondaga. Item 2: letter from Laurence Claese to the Gentlemen of Albany; 20 May 1704; Onondaga, [N.Y.],;1p. Claese states that the Indians are on their guard against the Indians of Canada, and also that he has forwarded some letters to Peter Schuyler from an English minister from Deerfield.

Schuyler, Pieter, 1657-1724

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