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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.01917
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [008] 1682 
Title Answer to the proposition of Henry Coursey and Philomen Lloyd
Date 4 August 1682
Author Mohawk Indians  
Additional authors Onondaga Indians
Document Type Government document
Content Description Record of the proceedings held between the Onondagas, Oneidas, Mohawks, and Cayugas over the course of a few days. During these proceedings, the Indians apologize for the actions of other northern Indians, and state their desire to maintain peace and friendship with all Christians. The document also records the various peace offerings that the Indians made in an effort to apologize for the murders and robberies that were committed.
Subjects American Indian History  Mohawk Indian  Religion  Crime  Gift  Military History  Global History and Civics  Diplomacy  Treaty  Peace  
People Coursey, Henry (cb. 1629-1695)  Lloyd, Philemon (fl. 1682)  
Place written Albany, New York
Theme Native Americans; Government & Politics; Law; Religion
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859