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Minute Book 3: 1725-October

Trade is Welcome in Iroquoia; Alcohol and Quarrels Are Not On October 10th, another delegation from the Six Nations met with the Commissioners. This time Thanentsaronwe (Thannintsorowee) was the speaker. He came to complain again about the sale of alcohol … Continue reading

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Minute Book 3: 1725-June

The French Still Plan to Build Fort at Niagara On June 5th the commissioners wrote to the governor explaining that they had sent Laurence Claessen and two smiths to Onondaga. They added that David Van Dyck had resigned as commissioner, … Continue reading

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Minute Book 3: 1725-April

The Six Nations Don’t Want a French-English War in Iroquoia On April 11th, a delegation from Onondaga, Cayouga, and the Tuscaroras came to Albany on behalf of the Six Nations as a whole. They told the commissioners that Governor Vaudreuil … Continue reading

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Minute Book 3: 1725-January

Things were still not going well between the commissioners and William Burnet, the governor of New York and New Jersey. In January the commissioners replied to a letter from the governor in which he told them not to give Nicholas … Continue reading

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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

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Minute Book 3: 1724-June

In Cornell’s digital copy of the original minutes, June 1724 starts here In Library and Archives Canada’s digital copy of the original minutes, June 1724 starts here New York’s diplomacy continued to be hampered by a lack of communication and … Continue reading

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Minute Book 3: 1723-July

In Cornell’s digital copy of the original minutes, July 1723 starts here In Library and Archives Canada digital copy of the original minutes, July 1723 starts here More groups of native traders came to Albany in July. Fourteen “Twightwights” or Miami met … Continue reading

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Minute Book 3: 1723-June

In Cornell’s digital copy of the original minutes, June 1723 starts here In Library and Archives Canada digital copy of the original minutes, June 1723 starts here The conference with Massachusetts Bay and the Six Nations (I will refer to … Continue reading

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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

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Minute Book 3: 1723-April

  In Cornell’s digital copy of the original minutes, April 1723 starts here In Library and Archives Canada digital copy of the original minutes, April 1723 starts here On April 6th, the Onondaga diplomat Teganissorens (the commissioners spelled his name D’Canassore) … Continue reading

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Minute Book 3: 1723-March

  In Cornell’s digital copy of the original minutes, March 1723 starts here 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 … Continue reading

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Minute Book 3: 1723-February

In Cornell’s digital copy of the original minutes, February 1723 starts here In Library and Archives Canada digital copy of the original minutes, February 1723 starts here There is only one entry for February, a copy of a letter to … Continue reading

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Connecting past with present: Schaghticoke, Governor Edmund Andros, and Governor Andrew Cuomo

A few days ago, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wrote a letter affirming the safety of those who fear being targeted by the incoming Republican administration. His reassurance that New York is a safe place brings to mind a much earlier … Continue reading

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