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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.02017
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [014] 1688 
Title Deposition of Jean Labate
Date 2 July 1688
Author Livingston, Robert (1654-1728)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description The deposition relates Jean Labate's account of conflicts between the French and the Five Nations, particularly the Senecas and Mohawks, during the 1650s and 60s. He describes the taking of prisoners, including priests; the attacks made by the Governor of Canada; and how they settled upon a peace agreement. Document is marked as a copy.
Subjects France  American Indian History  Military History  Canada  Prisoner of War  Government and Civics  Religion  Treaty  Diplomacy  Peace  
People Livingston, Robert (1654-1728)  Labate, Jean (fl. 1688)  
Place written Albany, New York
Theme Native Americans; Law; Government & Politics; Religion
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859