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Kendall, William (fl. 1679) Proposition to the Oneidas

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01893 Author/Creator: Kendall, William (fl. 1679) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: [1679] Pagination: 3p. + docket 30.8 x 19.6 cm

Summary of Content: Proposition of Kendall and Col. Southy Littleton (who is noted to have died before the Indians came), contains the same statement as that in GLC03107.01.01891 and .01892. Followed by a proposition by Kendall to the Mohawks and westward Indians, in which Kendall notes that these Indians are forgiven for past aggressions, and are expected to obey the law of standing still and laying down weapons before a white man. It appears that a signature was cut out of the document.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyTreatyPeace

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