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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Livingston Family Papers  1707-1709
|"At a Meeting of the Mayor aldermen of the citty of Alb[any] the Justices . . .
|12 August 1709
|Mayor and Aldermen of Albany
|. . . of the sd. County, the Commissioners for the Expedition against Canada & Commissioners of the Indian affares" The Commissioners state that it would be a great risk to sail up the river into Canada during the winter, and make a number of suggestions of what to do in the mean time. They recommend placing garrisons in 3 new forts, repairing the forts at Albany and Schenechtady, keeping 200 Indians as scouts, and securing the loyalty of the 4 Nations.
|American Indian History Canada France Global History and Civics Government and Civics Military History Fortification Building Construction Diplomacy
|Albany, New York
|Native Americans; Foreign Affairs
|The Livingston Family Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859