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The 5 Nations Answer to the proposition of Governor Hunter

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02128 Author/Creator: The 5 Nations Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1717/06/14 Pagination: 3p. + docket 30.7 x 19.7 cm

Summary of Content: The 5 Nations thank the Governor for his assurance of good will and protection, and agree to maintain the covenant with the English. However, they note that if the English should attack another Indian nation out of malice, then the 5 Nations would have to thoughtfully consider any decision to ally themselves with the English. The Governor then presents the 5 Nations with gifts.

People: Hunter, Robert, 1664-1734

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianGovernment and CivicsTreatyDiplomacyMilitary HistoryGift

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