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Mohawk Indians "Propositions made by three Mohogs and some Riber Indians and Waganhaer . . .

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02078 Author/Creator: Mohawk Indians Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1704/06/22 Pagination: 3p. + docket 30.8 x 19.5 cm

Summary of Content: . . . come from Tiogsagrondie" The Indians tell Corlaer that they have come to Albany to trade, and that they expect to be well received and welcomed into a partnership. In their answer, the Indians are thanked for coming to trade, but are told that goods are scarce and that the French may try to harm them out of jealousy. Includes a final note dated 21 June 1704; explains that the Indians of Tiogsagrondie request the aid of the 5 Nations in a war with the far Nations.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianMerchants and TradeCommerceGovernment and CivicsDiplomacyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary HistoryFranceCanada

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