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Sachems of the 5 Nations Propositions to Governor Hunter with an answer

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02120 Author/Creator: Sachems of the 5 Nations Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1715/08/29 Pagination: 2p. + docket 32.7 x 20.8 cm

Summary of Content: The Sachems explain that they have received word from the Far Nations that they desire to make peace with Governor Hunter and the 5 Nations, and also that they wish to travel and trade with freedom. Governor Hunter replies that the accepts the propositions of the Far Nations, and states that friends of the 5 Nations will be looked upon as friends of the English.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: PeaceAmerican Indian HistoryDiplomacyMerchants and TradeCommerce

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