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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.02093
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [034] 1707-1709 
Title "At a Meeting of the Mayor aldermen of the citty of Alb[any] the Justices . . .
Date 12 August 1709
Author Mayor and Aldermen of Albany  
Document Type Military document
Content Description . . . 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.
Subjects American Indian History  Canada  France  Global History and Civics  Government and Civics  Military History  Fortification  Building Construction  Diplomacy  
Place written Albany, New York
Theme Native Americans; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859