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Hunter, Robert (1664-1734) Proposition to the 5 Nations regarding Virginia

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02131 Author/Creator: Hunter, Robert (1664-1734) Place Written: [Albany, New York] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1717/06/16 Pagination: 4p. 33 x 21 cm

Summary of Content: Governor Hunter states that the Governor of Virginia has informed him that the 5 Nations recently attacked a nation of Indians settled in an English fort as they prepared to make peace with the colony of Virginia. He reminds the 5 Nations that this is a breach of the covenant made between the 5 Nations and Virginia, and demands that the Indians give satisfaction for their destruction. Docketed on p.4.

People: Hunter, Robert, 1664-1734

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianGovernment and CivicsTreatyDiplomacyMilitary HistoryFortificationWartime Pillaging and Destruction

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