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Mohawk Indians Answer to the propositions of Peter Schuyler

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02142 Author/Creator: Mohawk Indians Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1720/09/03 Pagination: 4p. 32.8 x 20.8 cm

Summary of Content: The speaker agrees to renew the covenant on behalf of all 5 Nations, and promises to stop traveling through the southern colonies and upsetting the Christians and Indians that live there. They also state that they will not allow the French Indians to pass through their country to trade. Docketed on p.4.

People: Schuyler, Pieter, 1657-1724

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianReligionMilitary HistoryDiplomacyTreatyTravelMerchants and TradeCommerceFranceCanadaGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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