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Dyckman, Johannes (fl. 1686) Bond to the city of Albany

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01965 Author/Creator: Dyckman, Johannes (fl. 1686) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1686/09/10 Pagination: 2p.+ docket 32.6 x 20.7 cm

Summary of Content: The document states that Johannes Dyckman and Jacob Borsboom are bound to the city and people of Albany for the sum of 50 pounds. The document then explains that Dyckman and Borsboom have passes from the Governor to trade with the 5 Nations, and if they should decide not to trade with the Indians for peltry, then the current financial obligation will be declared void. Dyckman and Borsboom signed with their marks.

People: Dongan, Thomas, 1634-1715

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMohawk IndianFinanceGovernment and CivicsMerchants and TradeCommerceFur Trade

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