Tag Archives: Abenaki

Minute Book 3: 1725-May

Dummer’s War Drags On The first entry for May is a letter from Samuel Thaxter, William Dudley, and Theodore Atkinson, representatives from Massachusetts Bay who had gone to meet with Governor Vaudreuil in Montreal to negotiate the release of captives … Continue reading

Posted in 1725, Abenaki History, Maine History, New England History, Slavery, Servitude, Captivity, Warfare | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Minute Book 3: 1725-February

From the only entry for February, which is another letter from the commissioners to Governor Burnet, it appears that Colonel John (Johannes) Schuyler continued to work with Massachusetts separately from the commissioners to negotiate with the forces in Canada that … Continue reading

Posted in 1725, Abenaki History, Canadian History, French History, Iroquois History, New England History, Uncategorized, Warfare | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Minute Book 3: 1724-September

In Cornell’s digital copy of the original minutes, September 1724 starts here In Library and Archives Canada’s digital copy of the original minutes, September 1724 starts here Most of the minutes for September cover a treaty conference with New York … Continue reading

Posted in 1724, Albany Indian Commissioners, Canadian History, French History, Iroquois History, New England History, New York History, Schaghticoke History, Treaties | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Minute Book 3: 1724-August

In Cornell’s digital copy of the original minutes, August 1724 starts here In Library and Archives Canada’s digital copy of the original minutes, August 1724 starts here The commissioners began to prepare for another major treaty conference with Governor William … Continue reading

Posted in 1724, Albany Indian Commissioners, Iroquois History, New York History, Schaghticoke History, Trade | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Minute Book 3: 1723-October

In Cornell’s digital copy of the original minutes, October 1723 starts here In Library and Archives Canada digital copy of the original minutes, October 1723 starts here The Albany Indian Commissioners were increasingly anxious that their own community would be … Continue reading

Posted in 1723, Abenaki History, Albany Indian Commissioners, Canadian History, French History, Iroquois History, New England History, New York History, Trade, Warfare | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Minute Book 3: 1723-August

In Cornell’s digital copy of the original minutes, August 1723 starts here In Library and Archives Canada digital copy of the original minutes, August 1723 starts here On August 9th, delegates of the Six Nations stopped at Albany on their … Continue reading

Posted in 1723, Abenaki History, Albany Indian Commissioners, Anishinaabeg History, French History, Iroquois History, New England History, New York History, Trade | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Minute Book 3: 1723-May

In Cornell’s digital copy of the original minutes, May 1723 starts here In Library and Archives Canada digital copy of the original minutes, May 1723 starts here In May, the Albany Indian Commissioners were busy on several different fronts simultaneously. … Continue reading

Posted in 1723, Abenaki History, Albany Indian Commissioners, Iroquois History, Minute Books, New England History, New York History, Trade, Tuscarora History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Minute Book 3: 1723-January

In Cornell’s digital copy of the original minutes, January 1723 starts here In Library and Archives Canada’s digital copy of the original minutes, January 1723 starts here The minutes for January begin with the Albany Indian Commissioners and the Haudenosaunee … Continue reading

Posted in 1723, Abenaki History, Albany Indian Commissioners, Iroquois History, Minute Books, New England History, New York History, Sappony History, Slavery, Servitude, Captivity, Uncategorized, Virginia History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Commissioners for Managing the Indian Affairs in Albany

Who Were the Albany Indian Commissioners? The Albany Indian Commissioners managed Indian Affairs for the British colony of New York between 1677 and 1745, playing an important role in relations with other British colonies as well.  Most members of the … Continue reading

Posted in Albany Indian Commissioners, Background, Iroquois History, New Netherland History, New York History, Sources | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment