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Sachems of the 5 Nations Alteration of the former propositions

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02119 Author/Creator: Sachems of the 5 Nations Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1715/08/28 Pagination: 1p. + docket 33.6 x 21.6 cm

Summary of Content: The Sachems request that the part of their former proposition stating their resolve never to join the English in a war be blotted out and forgotten. They explain that the rising cost of goods caused them to initially make this statement, and they therefore request that the King lower the prices so that trade may be more successful.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Military HistoryDiplomacyAmerican Indian HistoryFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerceGovernment and Civics

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