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The 5 Nations Reply to the propositions of Governor Hunter

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02122 Author/Creator: The 5 Nations Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1715/08/31 Pagination: 4p. 32.8 x 21.1 cm

Summary of Content: The 5 Nations correct Governor Hunter's account of the attacks commited by the Flatheads of Carolina, and explain that the English provoked them when they failed to lower the price of goods in return for the Flatheads' service in a war with another nation of Indians. However, the 5 Nations agree to pursue the Flatheads, so long as the English supply them with proper ammunition and conduct trade in a more favorable manner. Docketed on p.4.

People: Hunter, Robert, 1664-1734

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerceMilitary HistoryDiplomacyAmmunition

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