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Brockholes, Anthony (fl. 1682-1728) to the Maryland agents re: meeting with Indians to investigate attacks

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01904 Author/Creator: Brockholes, Anthony (fl. 1682-1728) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1682/06/13 Pagination: 1p. + docket 31.3 x 20.3 cm

Summary of Content: Brockholes writes that he has ordered a strict inquiry to be made among all the northern Indians in order to discover who participated in the attacks upon white settlers in Maryland and Virginia. He notes that the Mohawks and Senecas claim innocence, and have been extremely helpful with the investigation; and invites the Maryland agents to Albany in order to conduct the investigation themselves. Signed as a true copy by Robert Burman.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianMilitary HistoryDiplomacy

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