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Minute Book 3: 1726-October: The French Undermine Haudenosaunee Peace Efforts Between the Abenaki and New England

In October the Kahnawake leaders Schonondoe (spelled Sconondo in this entry) and Cahowasse came to Albany from their home near Montreal. They told the commissioners that they had been at Fort La Mot in Corlaer’s Lake (probably Isle La Motte … Continue reading

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Minute Book 3: 1724-January

In Library and Archives Canada’s digital copy of the original minutes, January 1724 starts here As 1724 began, the struggle between England and France for trade and a military presence in the North American interior continued in full force even … Continue reading

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Minute Book 3: 1723-September

In Library and Archives Canada digital copy of the original minutes, September 1723 starts here Early in September, peace between New England and the Abenaki began to look remote. The Albany Indian Commissioners heard that “french Indians” from Canada were … Continue reading

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