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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.02060
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [027] July-December 1700 
Title Answer to the Five Nations
Date 29 August 1700
Author Bellomont, Earl of (1636-1701)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description The Earl of Belloment states that he is happy to satisfy the Indians' request for a minister, and expresses his hope of translating the Bible into their language. He asks that they send 3 Sachem's sons of each nation to New York, where they will learn to read and write English for 3 to 4 years, so that they may return home to read the Bible to other Indians of their nation.
Subjects American Indian History  Mohawk Indian  Religion  Literature and Language Arts  Diplomacy  Government and Civics  Education  Children and Family  
People Bellomont, Earl of (1636-1701)  
Place written Albany, New York
Theme Religion; Native Americans; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859