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Court of Mayor Prohibition of fur trading with Indians

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04879 Author/Creator: Court of Mayor Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript Date: 1696/06/16 Pagination: 2p.+ docket 30.8 x 20.0

Summary of Content: The Court of Mayor and Aldermen declares that it has come to their attention that a great many people have violated orders prohibiting trade with Indians at Albany. The new order states that such practices have led to disturbances in the area, and states that a fine will be imposed upon anyone caught trading fur with Indians in Albany.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: JudiciaryMerchants and TradeCommerceFur TradeAmerican Indian HistoryGovernment and CivicsLaw

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