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Pynchon, John (1626-1703),et al Propositions made to the 5 Nations

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02024 Author/Creator: Pynchon, John (1626-1703),et al Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1689/09/23 Pagination: 13p. + docket 31.3 x 20.2 cm

Summary of Content: Copy of GLC03107.02024, and contains the answer given by the 5 Nations. In their answer, the 5 Nations recognize their friendship with the English, and promise to pursue the French and Eastern Indians as enemies. Docket notes the document as original, while on p.13 Robert Livingston signed the document as a true copy.

People: Pynchon, John, 1626-1703
Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianCanadaFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsDiplomacyMilitary HistoryPoliticsTreatyReligionCatholicism

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