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Hiram Doty collected papers relating to Quaker history

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-029
Abstract This collection includes original manuscripts collected by Hi Doty relating to early Quaker involvement in Indian affairs from 1756 to 1821 and the Friendly Association. Of particular interest are documents concerning the settlement at Oneida and the Treaty of Easton. Correspondents include Tedyuscung, Nathaniel Holland, Frederick Post, John Hunt, William Cooper, Israel Chapin, William Savery, James Pemberton, and Joseph Elkinton. Also included in the collection are several letters written by...
Dates: 1756-1874

Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-043
Abstract Correspondence, including that with civil and military authorities, accounts of preliminary meetings with Indian delegates, and invoices, relating to the Treaty of Easton.
Dates: 1758-1762

Miscellaneous manuscripts relating to Native Americans and Quakers

 Collection — Container: Folder
Identifier: SFHL-SC-285
Overview Fragments and copies of manuscripts concerning Quaker (probably Philadelphia Yearly Meeting) activities relating to Native American. Some of these may be contemporary manuscript copies of documents in the Friendly Association or the Indian Committee records.
Dates: 1761 - 1839

Jonah Thompson correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-131
Abstract This collection contains correspondence received by English Quaker Jonah Thompson. The bulk of these are written by Friends in Pennsylvania, relating the developing conflict between the Pennsylvania government and the Delaware Indians, and expressing concern with the role Quakers should have in a military defense of the colony. Included is a detailed account of developments regarding this issue in the Pennsylvania government by James Pemberton. Other prominent Philadelphia correspondents...
Dates: 1756-1759

Collection of papers on the Walking Purchase

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-063
Abstract This collection primarily includes photocopies of receipts and contracts between Thomas Penn and various individuals concerning the Walking Purchase.
Dates: 1735-1737