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Schuyler, Pieter (1657-1724) "Instructions for Mr. Renselaer and Mr. Livingston"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02086 Author/Creator: Schuyler, Pieter (1657-1724) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1709/05/06 Pagination: 2p. + docket 25.6 x 18.7 cm

Summary of Content: Schuyler and Renselaer are instructed to travel to Albany, and there find the most trustworthy Indians to send to Quebec and Montreal

People: Schuyler, Pieter, 1657-1724

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMilitary HistoryGovernment and CivicsCanadaFranceSpyingGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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