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The 5 Nations Second answer to the propositions of Governor Burnet

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02154 Author/Creator: The 5 Nations Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1722/09/14 Pagination: 4p. 33 x 20.5 cm

Summary of Content: The 5 Nations agree to travel to New England to express to the Eastern Indians their indignation for their barbaric actions against English settlers. With regard to their correspondence with Canada, the 5 Nations note that they are at peace with them, and therefore likely to trade and meet with them on occaision. They believe that severing all contact with Canada would ultimately be of ill consequence. As a final request, the 5 Nations point out the dramatic rise in the price of goods, and the decline in the quality of powder, and request that King George be informed of this so that the situation may reformed. Docketed on p.4.

People: Burnet, William, 1688-1729
George I, King of Great Britain, 1660-1727

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianDiplomacyTreatyGovernment and CivicsMilitary HistoryMerchants and TradeCommerceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFranceCanadaFinanceAmmunition

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