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Gage, Thomas (1721-1787) to Sir William Johnson

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08378 Author/Creator: Gage, Thomas (1721-1787) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 May 1764 Pagination:

Re: Suppression of Pontiac's rebellion which, "I am to hope will put a final end to all our Indian Quarrells, and procure us a safe & lasting Peace with all the Indian Tribes."

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