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Simmons, Henry

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1768 - 1807

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Joshua Sharpless diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-069
Overview Entries describe Sharpless's travel to, and time spent in, Cornplanter's village during 1798.
Dates: 1798, 1965

Henry Simmons letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-019
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of the letterbooks of Henry Simmons, and a single folder of related materials. Letterbooks are comprised of business and government correspondence related to Simmons' work with various Indian tribes.
Dates: 1797-1799, Undated

Henry Simmons commonplace book

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-054
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Henry Simmons, and includes: "A Memorable instance of Divine guidance and protection," prayers, speech made by the King of England to the Quakers, “A Testimony concerning Elisha Kirk, a memorial for his wife, Priscilla Yarnal, and a memorial for Robert Jordan.
Dates: 1791-1796

Henry Simmons journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-072
Overview Henry Simmons was a Quaker missionary to the Seneca Nation and a member Middletown Monthly Meeting. Henry Simmons's journals are related to time Simmons spent with the Oneida and Seneca tribes.
Dates: 1796-1800

Joel Swayne diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-078
Overview Joel Swayne's diary entries describe his journey to the Seneca nation and the two years he spent there. Swayne provides detailed descriptions of the chief, “Cornplanter,” the chief’s family, the village and villagers, cultural differences between the Quakers and the Senecas, the difficulty of the language barrier, and discussions between Quaker missionaries and Seneca members.
Dates: 1798-1800