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Schuyler, Pieter (1657-1724) to Lord Cornbury re: trouble with the inhabitants of New England

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02084 Author/Creator: Schuyler, Pieter (1657-1724) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Letter Date: 1707/05/13 Pagination: 4p. 20.7 x 16.4 cm

Summary of Content: Schuyler asks Lord Cornbury to address a recent incident in which the people of New England violently chased away a group of peaceful Indians hunting in that area. P.2 contains another letter in which Schuyler requests Lord Cornbury's presence in Albany to discuss matters with the Oneidas, and representatives from Canada and New England. P.3 is a report by Philip Livingston from a meeting of the Commissioners of Indian Affairs, Albany, 28 May 1707. The meeting was called to renew the covenant with the 5 Nations. P.4 is another report by Philip Livingston from a meeting of the Commissioners of Indian Affairs, Albany, 6 June 1707. The meeting discusses relations with Canada and the release of a captive woman.

People: Schuyler, Pieter, 1657-1724
Hyde, Edward, Lord of Cornbury, 1661-1723
Livingston, Philip, 1686-1749

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryGovernment and CivicsMilitary HistoryDiplomacyCanadaGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyTreatyWomen's HistoryPrisonerPrisoner of WarFrance

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