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Sachems of the 5 Nations Answer to the propositions of Governor Hunter

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02115 Author/Creator: Sachems of the 5 Nations Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1714/09/25 Pagination: 4p. 32.9 x 20.7 cm

Summary of Content: The 5 Nations express their solidarity with the English, and their determination to maintain peace with them. They agree to try to make peace with the "flatheads" of Carolina, and to stop their young men from killing and stealing English cattle and crops. The 5 Nations also agree to give free passage to and trade with the "far nations" that may wander through their country. Docketed on verso.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryDiplomacyPeaceGovernment and CivicsDeathDiet and nutritionCommerceMerchants and TradeWartime Pillaging and DestructionAgriculture and Animal Husbandry

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