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Earl of Bellomont Instruction to the Commissioners of Indian Affairs

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02063 Author/Creator: Earl of Bellomont Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1700/09/03 Pagination: 3p. + docket 31 x 21.3 cm

Summary of Content: The Earl of Bellomont instructs the Commissioners to uphold the peace in Albany, and to relieve the Indians in the event of a French attack. Bellomont also notes that Robert Livingston is to pay for the Indians' provisions out of his own excise, and that no further charges are to be made to the King's account.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryGovernment and CivicsTaxes or TaxationFinancePeaceFranceCanadaGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary HistoryMilitary Provisions

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