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Minute Book 3: 1726-March: Conflicts Over Alcohol Continue; the French Presence in Iroquoia is Growing

It is not clear how well Laurence Claessen knew English.  The commissioners often instructed him to keep journals of his diplomatic missions, but they generally submitted their own version into the record.  In March, Claessen appeared before them and gave … Continue reading

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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

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