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Agreement between Pennsylvania and the Susquehanna and Sheona

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-056

Scope and Contents

This agreement discusses to who can live among the Native Americans, permits for liquor sales, and punishments for those who declare that the English are not their friends. It is signed by James Logan, William Penn's secretary, in the presence of five other colonists, and Widaagh or Orytyagh, Andaggyjunkquagh, CunnyaTagaagh, ConnotaghSaw, Moyonteequagh, and Misquohissy for the Susquehanna and Sheona.

Dates

  • 1700

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Biographical note

There is little known information about the Native Americans who signed this document. Widaagh or Orytyagh and Andaggyjunkquagh also signed a 1700 document giving the English rights to the Susquehanna River. James Logan was the first secretary of the Pennsylvania colony under William Penn, a position he obtained in 1699. Hewas born October 20, 1674 in Lurgan, Ireland, the son of Patrick and Isabel Hume Logan. Logan gained great wealth through trade during his time in Pennsylvania. He died in 1751.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

Agreement between James Logan, on behalf of William Penn, and six Susquehanna and Sheonah related to who can live among the Native Americans, permits for liquor sales, and punishments for those who declare that the English are not their friends.

Arrangement

This is a single document.

Related Materials

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee records

Processing Information

Processed by Sarah Horowitz, completed August 21, 2017.
Title
Agreement between Pennsylvania and Susquehanna and Sheona
Author
Sarah Horowitz
Date
August, 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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