Selected materials, 1665-1775, on Indian affairs


Date: 1665-1775 | Size: 3 microfilm_reel(s)


Selections from 31 volumes from the Massachusetts State Archives, these materials include letters and papers from the official records of provincial Massachusetts. Many relate to the Six Nations in New York, and to French activity and influence among the Indians. Contains references to the treaties at Albany with the Six Nations, the western boundary of Massachusetts, the Stockbridge removal, and the sack of Deerfield by Caughnawaga Mohawks.

Collection Information

Physical description

3 microfilm reels.


Presented by William N. Fenton, 1953.

Location of originals:

Originals in Massachusetts Secretary of State, Archives Division, Boston.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Microfilm Collection

Geographic Name(s)

  • France -- Colonies.
  • Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- To 1775.
  • New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.


  • Indians of North America -- Massachusetts -- Government relations
  • Iroquois Indians