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Lord Baltimore (fl. 1682) to Coll. Henry Coursey and Coll. Philemon Lloyd re: ambassadors to Albany

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01905 Author/Creator: Lord Baltimore (fl. 1682) Place Written: Maryland Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1682/05/25 Pagination: 1p. + docket 30.5 x 38.5 cm

Summary of Content: Lord Baltimore appoints both Coll. Coursey and Coll. Lloyd as ambassadors to Albany in order to negotiate a peace settlement with the northern Indians.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryGovernment and CivicsMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyTreatyPeace

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