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The history of the five Indian nations of Canada, which are dependent on the province of New-York in America, and Are the Barrier between the English and French in that Part of the World. With Particular Accounts of their Religion, Manners, Customs, Laws, and Forms of Government; their several Battles and Treaties with the European Nations; their Wars with the other Indians; and a true Account of the present State of our Trade with them. In which are shewn, The great Advantage of their Trade and Alliance to the British Nation, and the Intrigues and Attempts of the French to engage them from us; a Subject nearly concerning all our American Plantations, and highly meriting the Attention of the British Nation at this Juncture. By the Honourable Cadwallader Colden, Esq; One of his Majesty's Counsel, and Surveyor-General of New-York. To which are added, Accounts of the several other Nations of Indians in North-America, their Numbers, Strength, &c. and the Treaties which have been lately made with them. In two volumes.

  • Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776.
MDCCLV. [1755]
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London : printed for Lockyer Davis, at Lord Bacon's Head in Fleet-Street; J. Wren in Salisbury-Court; and J. Ward in Cornhill, opposite the Royal-Exchange, MDCCLV. [1755]

Physical description

2v.,plate : map ; 120.


The third edition.

References note

ESTC T144799
Sabin, 14275



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