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Spotswood, Alexander to Robert Hunter re: attacks made by the 5 Nations [excerpt]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02123 Author/Creator: Spotswood, Alexander Place Written: [Virginia] Type: Letter Date: 30 May 1717 Pagination: 2p. + docket 30.9 x 19.5 cm

Summary of Content: The Governor of Virginia, Alexander Spotswood, writes to Governor Hunter to inform him that the 5 Nations have attacked a nation of Indians in an English fort as they prepared to make peace with Virginia. Docket notes that this is an excerpt of a letter.

People: Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740
Hunter, Robert, 1664-1734

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianMilitary HistoryGovernment and CivicsPeaceFortificationDiplomacy

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