Thursday, July 8, 2010

July 8

July 8, 1788: Oliver Phelps convinces the tribes of the Iroquois Confederacy to sell title to their lands in New York east of the Genesee River plus the Mill Yard Tract, a section of land on the west side of the Genesee extending approximately 12 miles west of the river and 24 miles south from Lake Ontario.

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