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Livingston, Robert (1654-1728), et al Dispatch of Indians to Quebec and Montreal

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02088 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1654-1728), et al Place Written: [Albany, New York] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1709/05/[11] Pagination: 2p. + docket 30.1 x 18.9 cm

Summary of Content: 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 Coll. Vetch and Coll. Nicholson. P.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 ot 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.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Military SuppliesMilitary ProvisionsFortificationArtilleryNavyAmerican Indian HistoryMilitary HistoryGovernment and CivicsCanadaFranceSpyingGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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