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Agreement between Pennsylvania and the Susquehanna and Sheona

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-056
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.
Dates: 1700

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

Indian Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-838
Scope and Contents The records of the Indian Committee include minutes, financial materials, correspondence, reports, journals, scrapbooks, papers, maps, lists, transcripts, miscellaneous projects, published items, film, video and other material. Major topics discussed in the records include Friends' 18th and 19th century visits to various First Nations peoples (Oneida people, Genesanguhta people, Stockbridge people, for example), the settlement at Tunesassa and later boarding school (Friends Indian School), the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1795-2007

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

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Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 2
Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Doe Run Valley Books (Dealer) 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1