The Resource The history of the Five Indian Nations of Canada, : which are the barrier between the English and French in that part of the world. With particular accounts of their religion, manners, customs, laws, and 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 consideration of the British nation., 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

The history of the Five Indian Nations of Canada, : which are the barrier between the English and French in that part of the world. With particular accounts of their religion, manners, customs, laws, and 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 consideration of the British nation., 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

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The history of the Five Indian Nations of Canada, : which are the barrier between the English and French in that part of the world. With particular accounts of their religion, manners, customs, laws, and 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 consideration of the British nation.
Title
The history of the Five Indian Nations of Canada,
Title remainder
which are the barrier between the English and French in that part of the world. With particular accounts of their religion, manners, customs, laws, and 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 consideration of the British nation.
Statement of responsibility
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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engiro
  • eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • T131965
  • III:922
  • 750/68
Citation source
  • ESTC
  • Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800
  • Alden, J.E. European Americana
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1688-1776
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Colden, Cadwallader
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
E99.I7
LC item number
C62
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Five Nations
  • Six Nations
  • Six Nations
  • Six Nations
  • Iroquois Indians
  • Indian linguistics
  • Booksellers' catalogs
  • Great Britain
  • New York (State)
  • Pennsylvania
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The history of the Five Indian Nations of Canada, : which are the barrier between the English and French in that part of the world. With particular accounts of their religion, manners, customs, laws, and 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 consideration of the British nation., 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
Link
https://archive.org/details/historyoffiveind03cold
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Part 1 originally printed under title: The history of the Five Indian Nations depending on the province of New-York in America, New York, 1727. Parts 1, 2 and all additional contents in this edition bear some resemblance to text of 1727
  • Consists of the same sheets as 1747 edition printed London : T. Osborne with new title page
  • "The history of the Five Indian nations, depending on the province of New-York. Part II", p. iv, 91-204, 5th-6th groups, has divisional title page
  • "Papers relating to an Act of the Assembly of the province of New-York, for encouragement of the Indian trade, &c. and for prohibiting the selling of Indian goods to the French, viz. of Canada", p. 1-44, 7th group, has divisional title page and separate register
  • "The treaty held with the Indians of the Six Nations, at Philadelphia, in July, 1742", p. [45]-86, 7th group, has divisional title page
  • "A treaty held at the town of Lancaster, in Pennsylvania, by the honourable the lieutenant-governor of the province, and the honourable the commissioners for the provinces of Virginia and Maryland, with the Indians of the Six nations, in June, 1744, p. [87]-152, 7th group, has divisional
  • "A treaty between his Excellency the honourable George Clinton, captain-general and governor in chief of the province of New-York, and the territories thereon depending in America, vice-admiral of the same, and vice-admiral of the red squadron of His Majesty's fleet. And the Six united Indian nations, and other Indian nations depending on the province of New-York. Held at Albany in the months of August and September, 1746", p. [153]-196, 7th group, has divisional title page
  • "A collection of charters and other publick acts, relating to the province of Pennsylvania", p. [197]-283, 7th group, has divisional title page
  • "A vocabulary of some words and names used by the French authors, which are not generally understood by the English that understand the French language, and may therefore be useful to those that intend to read the French accounts, or compare them with the accounts now published", p. xv-xvi, printed in parallel columns, gives the names used by the French for the tribes of the Five Nations compared to the names used by the English or the Five Nations tribes, also known as the Iroquois Confederacy including the old Five Nations of New York, the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca peoples. The Six Nations included the tribe of the Tuscaroras in North Carolina
  • Signatures: [A] (-[A]1) ([A]1 recto blank) a B-F G1-5 G5-9 H-N O B-S T
  • Woodcut tail pieces
  • Bookseller's advertisements: p. [2], 1st group; bookseller's advertisements from 1747 edition printed by T. Osborne: p. [1], 8th group
Edition
The second edition.
Extent
1 online resource ([2], xvi, [4], 90, iv, 91-204, 283, [1] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy has folded map bound to face p. 21, 4th group; Contents, p. [1-4], 3rd group misbound between p. [x] and p. xi.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary speckled calf.
Other physical details
map)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The history of the Five Indian Nations of Canada, : which are the barrier between the English and French in that part of the world. With particular accounts of their religion, manners, customs, laws, and 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 consideration of the British nation., 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
Link
https://archive.org/details/historyoffiveind03cold
Publication
Note
  • Part 1 originally printed under title: The history of the Five Indian Nations depending on the province of New-York in America, New York, 1727. Parts 1, 2 and all additional contents in this edition bear some resemblance to text of 1727
  • Consists of the same sheets as 1747 edition printed London : T. Osborne with new title page
  • "The history of the Five Indian nations, depending on the province of New-York. Part II", p. iv, 91-204, 5th-6th groups, has divisional title page
  • "Papers relating to an Act of the Assembly of the province of New-York, for encouragement of the Indian trade, &c. and for prohibiting the selling of Indian goods to the French, viz. of Canada", p. 1-44, 7th group, has divisional title page and separate register
  • "The treaty held with the Indians of the Six Nations, at Philadelphia, in July, 1742", p. [45]-86, 7th group, has divisional title page
  • "A treaty held at the town of Lancaster, in Pennsylvania, by the honourable the lieutenant-governor of the province, and the honourable the commissioners for the provinces of Virginia and Maryland, with the Indians of the Six nations, in June, 1744, p. [87]-152, 7th group, has divisional
  • "A treaty between his Excellency the honourable George Clinton, captain-general and governor in chief of the province of New-York, and the territories thereon depending in America, vice-admiral of the same, and vice-admiral of the red squadron of His Majesty's fleet. And the Six united Indian nations, and other Indian nations depending on the province of New-York. Held at Albany in the months of August and September, 1746", p. [153]-196, 7th group, has divisional title page
  • "A collection of charters and other publick acts, relating to the province of Pennsylvania", p. [197]-283, 7th group, has divisional title page
  • "A vocabulary of some words and names used by the French authors, which are not generally understood by the English that understand the French language, and may therefore be useful to those that intend to read the French accounts, or compare them with the accounts now published", p. xv-xvi, printed in parallel columns, gives the names used by the French for the tribes of the Five Nations compared to the names used by the English or the Five Nations tribes, also known as the Iroquois Confederacy including the old Five Nations of New York, the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca peoples. The Six Nations included the tribe of the Tuscaroras in North Carolina
  • Signatures: [A] (-[A]1) ([A]1 recto blank) a B-F G1-5 G5-9 H-N O B-S T
  • Woodcut tail pieces
  • Bookseller's advertisements: p. [2], 1st group; bookseller's advertisements from 1747 edition printed by T. Osborne: p. [1], 8th group
Edition
The second edition.
Extent
1 online resource ([2], xvi, [4], 90, iv, 91-204, 283, [1] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy has folded map bound to face p. 21, 4th group; Contents, p. [1-4], 3rd group misbound between p. [x] and p. xi.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary speckled calf.
Other physical details
map)
Specific material designation
remote

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