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Burnet, William (1688-1729) Propositions to the River and Skachtkook Indians with an answer [in Dutch]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02145 Author/Creator: Burnet, William (1688-1729) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1722/08/30 Pagination: 2p. + docket 33.2 x 21.7 cm

People: Burnet, William, 1688-1729

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistorySkachtkook IndianMilitary HistoryDiplomacyGovernment and CivicsTreaty

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