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Mahomet Weyonomon, approximately 1700-1736



Native American tribal chieftain (or sachem) of the Mohegan tribe from Connecticut, who travelled to England in 1735 to petition King George II for better treatment of his people.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Mahomet Petition, 1737

Identifier: 103
Scope and Contents

Mahomet, chief or sachem of the Mohegan Indians, writes to King George II to ask for protection from the English settlers in Connecticut.

Dates: 1737