A Little World Formed by His Hand

Burch, Wanda
April 2008
New York History;Spring2008, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p103
Academic Journal
The article features Sir William Johnson, a personage in the colonial New York frontier in the 18th century. Johnson arrived in the U.S. in 1737 after which he built his first home and engaged in trade with the Six Nations Mohawks. It discusses the role played by Molly Brant, Mohawk wife of Johnson, the dealings of her husband with the Six Nations. It adds that Johnson continued to acquire land while he was placing himself in an auspicious political and military position.


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