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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02040 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1693/07 Pagination: 3p. 36 x 23.8 cm

Summary of Content: . . . Indians of the 5 Nations & Particularly of the message sent to them from the Gov[ernor] of Canada." The document expresses alarm at the presence of a Jesuit Millet among the 5 Nations, who remains in correspondence with the French, and is thought to be a part of a plot to attack the 5 Nations. P.3 contains articles from the Jesuit Millet's letter to De Dellins, dated 26 July 1693. Docketed on recto.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianJesuitsReligionCanadaFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsMilitary History

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