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Commission on Indian Affairs Meeting of the Commissioners of Indian Affairs

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02163 Author/Creator: Commission on Indian Affairs Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1727/08/05 Pagination: 2p. 32.5 x 20.2 cm

Summary of Content: The document states that the Senecas have gone to the Flatheads to make peace, and also discusses bringing more of the Far Nations to trade at Albany. P.2 is a meeting of the Commissioners, 7 August 1727. The Commissioners discuss the English trading house at Oswego, and the need to defend it against the French.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryGovernment and CivicsPeaceDiplomacyTreatyMerchants and TradeCommerceMilitary HistoryFrance

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