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Title Order [manuscript]: [New York, N.Y.], to Colonel William Johnson, 1746 Dec. 2
Author New York (State); Clinton, George (c.1686-1761)
Date
Document Type Official Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Order, Dec. 2, 1746, from Gov. George Clinton to William Johnson, who had been commissioned in August, 1746, by the governor as colonel to the Six Nations of Indians. The order instructs Johnson to attend a winter meeting of the "far Nations" to be held at the "Onondage Castle in order to Concert measures touching their joining the... War against Canada".
Names Johnson, Sir, William (1715-1774)
Places New York, United States; Canada
Keywords government, government relations, governor, alliance, conference, war, King George's War, New France, soldiers
Theme Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 637
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue