Minute Book 3: 1723-March

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Boston in about 1723, from Wikimedia Commons 

 

In Library and Archives Canada digital copy of the original minutes, March 1723 starts here

The two entries for March 1723 describe the arrangements for the meeting between Massachusetts Bay, the Five Nations, and New York scheduled to be held in May. The commissioners resolve to send Laurence Claessen Van der Volgen, translator and unsung hero of New York diplomacy, to invite the Five Nations to the meeting. There is also an entry for March 26th that is blank except for the heading.

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