Thursday, September 9, 2010

Indians in England

During this time (1708/1709) there was a delegation of 5 chiefs of the Mohawk Indians in England. They toured the streets of England and came upon the Palatine emigrants and the Indians pitied them so much the Indian chiefs offered a track of land to the Queen for these poor people. The track of land was in Schoharie New York.

The author states 'Certainly, the larder portion of these three thousand emigrants left London with Schoharie as the synonym of their hope, ..'

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