A journal of a negotiation between the Marquis de Vaudreuil, governor-general of Canada and John Stoddard and John Williams, messengers commissioned by Joseph Dudley, captain-general and governor of Her Majesty's government of the Massachusetts, &c. in N[ew] England : manuscript, [not before 1714]
About this Item
- Stoddard, John , 1681-1748
- 1 v. (40 leaves) ; 23 cm.
- Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
An account, written after the event, of a journey to Canada made in 1713-1714 by John Stoddard and John Williams to negotiate for the release of captives, taken during Queen Anne's War, and held in Canada. The account contains transcripts of correspondence among Stoddard, Williams and the Marquis de Vaudreuil, concerning the negotiations with the French government in Canada, whether negotiations concerning those prisoners held by Indians should be with the French government or the Indians directly, and other diplomatic questions.
- New England historical & genealogical register, 1851.