Converging Interests: Johnson, Croghan, the Six Nations, and the 1768 Treaty of Fort Stanwix

Campbell, William J.
April 2008
New York History;Spring2008, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p127
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the Treaty of Fort Stanwix in 1768. Fort Stanwix, a palisade constructed by Seven Years' War General John Stanwix in 1758 to protect the Deowainsta portage, served as a meeting place for Indians and selected provincial English representatives. The attendees came to engage in treaty negotiations from which it was decided that millions of acres of land will be transferred to England. It adds that the treaty was not treated with artistic documentation despite its significance in the history of diplomacy in the U.S.


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