Indians and Colonists at the Crossroads of Empire: The Albany Congress of 1754

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Index
Abercromby, James, 52, 62, 78, 80, 82, 93
Dinwiddie on Albany Plan of Union, 214
imperial constitution, 62-65, 69-71
See also "Examination of the Acts of Parliament Relative to the Trade and Government of Our American Colonies, An"
Abraham, 31, 155-156
Adams, John, 1-3, 5, 8-10, 12-13
Administration of the Colonies, The, 54. See also Pownall, Thomas
Africans, 96, 99-101
Albany, 20, 146
Anglican church (St. Peters), 118, 124- 125
British Albany, 124-127
Dutch Albany, 11, 18, 120-124, 235, 237
Dutch Reformed church, 118
early history of, 21, 25
Fort Frederick, 125
French trade with, 28, 32, 110
fur trade and, 27-28
Governor's House, 124
neutrality of, 20
palisades of, 125, 130
Stadt Huys (courthouse), 122, 133
Tilghman's description in 1775, 235, 237
trade with Caughnawagas, 171
unique in British North America, 120
See also Albany Commissioners of Indian Affairs; Dutch
Albany Commissioners of Indian Affairs, 29, 237-238
agenda for conference, 145-148
criticism of, 24, 29-30, 35-36, 42-44, 48, 73-76, 152
Crown's rejection of neutralist diplomacy, 222-223
DeLancey and, 131, 158
diplomacy budget of, 34
and Hendrick
and Abraham, 156
second speech of, 159
New York monopoly, 152
prejudices against, 75-76
"Quider," 238
reinstatement of, 47
Albany Conference of 1724, 33
Albany Conference of 1744, 33
Albany Conference of 1745, 33-34
Albany Conference of 1748, 45
Albany Congress of 1754
American independence and, 13
Anglo-Iroquois treaty-making, 11-12, 15, 24
attendees, 127-140
ceremonial exchange, 142-143, 159- 160
closing speeches, 199
conflicts of, 133, 146-148
DeLancey and colonial commissioners, 146-148
divisions unresolved, 171-173
ethnic and cultural cross-section, 119, 139-140
French encroachment, 146-148, 155-156, 159
histories of, 2-6
host and guest, 119 (see also New York)
imperial historians' interpretation of, 9- 10
Johnson and Mohawks, 149
and land

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