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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.01983
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [013] 1687 
Title Answer of the Five Nations of Indians westwards to the proposition of Coll. Dongan
Date 23 May 1687
Author Five Nations of Indians & River Indians  
Document Type Government document
Content Description The Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, and Senecas give separate replies, ye they all relate to similar issues. Each group discusses their resolve to go to war with the Turchturicks, and their wariness of consorting with the Governor of Canada. They also thank Corlaer for guns, powder, and priests; and they also agree to apprehend any individuals found trading without the Governor's pass, and take them to Albany.
Subjects American Indian History  Mohawk Indian  
People Dongan, Thomas (1634-1715)  
Place written Albany, New York
Theme Native Americans; Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859