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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.02062
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [027] July-December 1700 
Title Answer to the River Indians
Date 31 August 1700
Author Bellomont, Earl of (1636-1701)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description The Earl of Bellomont asks the River Indians to invite their brethren the Eastern Indians to reside with them at Skachtkook, where they will receive the King's protection. He expresses his grief at their reluctance to join the Protestant faith, and states that they must renounce all ties to Canada and the Jesuits if they wish to be receive protection under the British Crown.
Subjects American Indian History  Jesuits  Religion  Government and Civics  Immigration and Migration  Military History  Canada  France  Catholicism  Global History and Civics  
People Bellomont, Earl of (1636-1701)  
Place written Albany, New York
Theme Religion; Native Americans; Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859