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On this date… June 13, 1717… New York

On this date in 1717, the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee (or Iroquois) Confederacy were conducting an investigation into the cause of a small pox epidemic.  They had sent investigators as far as Maryland and Virginia.  They met with the … Continue reading

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On this date… September 25, 1714… New York

Three years and three days after the start of the Tuscarora War, on this date, the Five Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy negotiated the safe passage of the surviving refugees from North Carolina to New York.  The Iroquois informed the … Continue reading

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