Schuyler, Peter


Schuyler, Peter
(1657-1724)
   Born in Albany. Appointed lieutenant in the militia, 1685, and served in the colonial and Indian wars. In 1709 second in command of the expedition against Montreal. Became president of the Council, 1719; and acted as governor of New York until 1720.
   Index: F Commands expedition from Albany, 311.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.

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