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Agents of Maryland (fl. 1682) Appeal to Anthony Brockholes for assistance with the investigation

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01911 Author/Creator: Agents of Maryland (fl. 1682) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1682/08/01 Pagination: 2p. + docket 33 x 21.4 cm

Summary of Content: The Agents of Maryland request the assistance of Brockholes and the government of New York in their inquiry into the transgressions of the northern Indians. They ask the New York agents to make it clear to the northern Indians that a peace agreement with New York constitutes an agreement with all British subjects, including those that reside in Maryland and Virginia. Therefore, if the northern Indians attack white settlers in Maryland or Virginia, then they should not expect to retain their peace and trading privileges at Albany.

People: Agents of Maryland, fl. 1682

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMerchants and TradeCommerceMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyTreatyPeace

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