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Indian Treaties Paix accordee par l'Empereur de France aux Iroquois [treaties]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04390 Author/Creator: Indian Treaties Place Written: Quebec Type: Book Date: 1666/05/22 Pagination: 12 p. Order a Copy

Earliest printed treaty between Indians and a European power. Signed at Quebec on 22 May 1666.

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