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Burnet, William, 1688-1729



  • Existence: 1688-02-16 - 1729-09-07

William Burnet was a British civil servant and colonial administrator who served as governor of New York and New Jersey and Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William Burnett Papers, 1726-1728

Identifier: 19
Scope and Contents There are eleven letters to and from Governor William Burnet (one in French) concerning Indian matters and trade with the Indians. A copy of records kept at a conference between Governor Burnet and Indians from the six tribes, September 7, 1726, concerning surrender of Indian lands is included among these papers.
Dates: 1726 - 1728