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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.02088
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [034] 1707-1709 
Title Dispatch of Indians to Quebec and Montreal
Date 11 May 1709
Author Livingston, Robert (1654-1728)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Renselaer and Livingston send one pair of Indians to Quebec and another pair to Montreal, and order them to make what discoveries they can and to follow the instructions of Col. Vetch and Col. Nicholson. Page 2 contains the instructions of Vetch and Nicholson, which ask the Indians to take exact notice of the amount of troops and provisions at Quebec and Montreal, and if any additional forts have been built. They also ask that the Indians sent to Quebec find out if there is a stone wall around the city, the number of guns mounted, and when they expect a fleet from France.
Subjects Military Supplies  Military Provisions  Fortification  Artillery  Navy  American Indian History  Military History  Government and Civics  Canada  France  Spying  Global History and Civics  
People Livingston, Robert (1654-1728)  Renselaer, K. V. (fl. 1709)  
Place written Albany, New York
Theme Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859