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Norton, John Forwarding a memorial of the Six Nations [Iroquois] to the British

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06763 Author/Creator: Norton, John Place Written: [Canada] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1783 ca. Pagination:

Summary of Content: Document requesting compensation from the British for the loss of their lands in the United States during the Revolutionary War. "That in consideration of the loyal attachment and exertions of the Six Nations in his Majesty's service during the American war, and the loss of their lands in consequence thereof...." Seeks confirmation of a land grant. Norton was an adopted Chief of the Iroquois Indian nation.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarCanadaMilitary HistoryAmerican Indian HistoryLoyalistWartime Pillaging and DestructionLand Transaction

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