Dongan, Thomas, Earl of Limerick


Dongan, Thomas, Earl of Limerick
(1634-1715)
   Colonial governor of New York. Sent to America as governor, 1682. Resigned, 1688. Became Earl of Limerick, 1698.
   Index: F Governor of New York, correspondence with La Barre, 182; policy with Iroquois, 183; correspondence with Denonville, 199-200; claims right to trade with Lake tribes, 203; demands destruction of Fort Niagara, 218; advice to Indians, 219. L Governor of New York, stirs up Iroquois, 185, 191.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.; Dict. Nat. Biog.

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