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Carachkondie (fl. 1677) Answer from the Onondaga Sachems to Cornell Coursey's proposition [in Dutch]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01874 Author/Creator: Carachkondie (fl. 1677) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1677/07/21 Pagination: 6p. + 2 dockets 33 x 21.3 cm

Summary of Content: Two copies of the document are attached. Both are signed by Robert Livingston, Secretary.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Military HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyTreatyPeace

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