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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
Indian Council, Johnson Hall, 1772

[This information is from Vol. I, p. 647 of History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925, edited by Nelson Greene (Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1925). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 974.7 G81h. This online edition includes lists of portraits, maps and illustrations. As noted by Paul Keesler in his article, "The Much Maligned Mr. Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Painting: Indian Council, Johnson Hall, 1772.

From the painting by E. L. Henry, owned by Mrs. Charles B. Knox, Johnstown. The scene depicts an Indian council at Johnson Hall in 1772. Sir William Johnson is seen presenting a medal to an Indian. The block house on the left has been burned, the one on the right is still standing. Photo by courtesy of Mrs. Charles B. Knox.

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