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1696-09-12, Supply of corn to Indians in need
September 12, 1696 Broadside that ordered the the Five Nations be given the necessary corn needed to sustain them, after the French and Indians of
Canada destroyed their crops. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by: New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   By His Excellency Coll. Benjamin Fletcher captain general and governour in chief of His Majesties province of New-York, &c. A proclamation[.] : Whereas the French and Indians of Canade have lately invaded the country of the Indians of the Five Nations ... I have therefore ... prohibited the transportation of Indian corn and pease from the county of Albany, Ulster and Dutches County, to any other county or place down the river, until the first day of April now next ensuing ... Given at Fort William Henry the twelfth day of September ... annoq ; Domini 1696.
OCLC Number:   990013254
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