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"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Overview This copy of an account from 1798 and 1799 was written in an unknown hand likely in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.
Dates: Undated.

David Bacon journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Overview A journal kept during David Bacon's time with the Six Nations in 1794. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Six Nations territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Six Nations, as well as discussions between representatives from the United States and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Six Nations after the end of the Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of speeches given by both United States...
Dates: 1794

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.
Dates: 1776-1815

Convention of Delegates from the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite) on Indian Affairs. Executive Central Committee Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-017
Overview The Convention of Delegates was an association of seven Hicksite Yearly Meetings who managed Indian affairs in the Northern Superintendency during the period of President U.S. Grant's “Peace Policy.” The collection contains correspondence and reports of Indian agents, extracts from minutes and reports, financial records, legislative documents, and printed materials published by the convention. Persons represented include William Burgess, John G. Gasmann, Albert L. Green, Samuel M. Janney, M.B....
Dates: 1869-1884

James Emlen journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-021
Overview The diary details Emlen's travels in rural Pennsylvania to small towns and settlements of fellow Quakers. Entries often describe tensions and interactions between white settlers and Indigenous populations. Treaties between white settlers and native groups are also discussed.
Dates: 1794

Albert Lamborn Green Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-175
Overview Albert Lamborn Green (1845-1947) was a Quaker Indian Agent for the Otoe Agency in Nebraska during the period of President Grant's "peace policy," 1869-1872. The bulk of the correspondence in this collection is comprised of letters written to Green from Philadelphia Friends in regard to gifts in support of Indian work. Later letters written by Green describe from memory the social life and customs of the Otoe Indians. The collection has information on the Otoe language, vocabulary, etc., and...
Dates: 1869-1935

Zebedee Haines Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-056
Overview Zebedee Haines (1843-1923) was a Quaker who was active in the work of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends and of its Indian Committee in the late 19th century. Zebedee was also a student, teacher, administrator, and school committee member at Westtown School. The Haines family ran a dairy farm in West Grove, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family correspondence and diaries. Also includes letters of Zebedee Haines to his wife, describing his visits to Tunesassa and to native...
Dates: 1857-1922

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-182
Overview Halliday Jackson (1771-1835) was a Quaker minister from New Garden and Darby, Pa.. From 1798 to 1800 he joined the Quaker mission to the Seneca Indians organized by the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Shortly after his return from the mission to the Seneca, Halliday Jackson married Jane Hough and moved to Darby, Pa. Following Jane's death in 1830, Halliday Jackson remarried in 1833 to Ann P. Paschall (1792-1874), also a Quaker minister. These records contain documents relating...
Dates: 1755-1833

John Jackson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-171
Overview John Jackson (1809-1855), son of Halliday and Jane Jackson of Darby, Pennsylvania, married Rachel Tyson (1807?-1883), daughter of Isaac Tyson of Baltimore, Maryland, in 1832. Together they established the Sharon Female Academy in Delaware County, Pa. John Jackson was a Quaker minister and served on the Joint Committee on Indian Affairs. Collection contains correspondence and other papers, 1827-1849. Series I is made up primarily of correspondence and drafts of correspondence between Griffith M....
Dates: 1827-1849

Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Genesee, Baltimore, New York and Philadelphia

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-046
Overview The Indian Committees of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Genesee (Hicksite) united in 1838 to protect the Seneca Indians from the Ogden Land Company which was trying to buy their land. This collection contains papers relating to the joint committee of representatives, including correspondence chiefly concerning the ceding of Seneca lands in New York by treaty under questionable circumstances. Correspondents include Benjamin Ferris (1780-1867).
Dates: 1836-1850

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
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Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 2
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 2
Sharpless, Joshua 2
Simmons, Henry 2
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 2
Bacon, David 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Standing Committee on the Indian Concern 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Burgess, William, d.1905 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Convention of Delegates of the Seven Yearly Meetings on Indian Affairs (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Convention of Delegates of the Seven Yearly Meetings on Indian Affairs (Society of Friends : Hicksite). Central Executive Committee 1
Cooper, Griffith M., 1790?-1864. 1
Delaware Indians. Lenape Indians. Lenni Lenape Indians 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Friends Boarding School for Indian Children (Tunesassa, N.Y.) 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Gasmann, John G. 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Haines, Anna P. (Anna Philips), 1849-1924 1
Haines, Mary Elizabeth, 1886-1920 1
Haines, T. Harvey (Thomas Harvey), b. 1871 1
Haines, Zebedee, 1843-1923 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hazard, Elizabeth L. 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Kent, Mahlon B., d.1929 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Lightfoot family 1
Lightfoot, Mary B. (Mary Bonner), 1820-1907 1
Lightfoot, Samuel, 1701-1771 1
Lightfoot, Susanna 1720 1781 (Susanna Hudson Hatton Lightfoot) 1
Lightfoot, Thomas Montgomery, -1865 1
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1728-1793 1
Lightner, Isaiah 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
Maiden Creek Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1735-1829 : Maiden Creek (Pa. : Township)) 1
Monkton Monthly Meeting of Friends (approximately 1925-1996 : Monkton, Vt.) 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Mott, John, 1783-1848 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1955). Indian Committee 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Meeting for Sufferings 1
Painter, Levinus King 1
Paxson family 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1837-1850) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Price family 1
Price, Benjamin, 1793-1872 1
Price, Eli K. (Eli Kirk), 1797-1884 1
Price, Jane, 1791-1876 1
Price, Lydia H., 1827-1907 1
Richards, John 1
Roberts, Benjamin Rush 1
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 1
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 1
Sharon Female Academy 1
Shipley, Ann 1
Smith, John, 1722-1771 1
Smith, Richard 1
Smith, Samuel, 1806-1888 1
Swayne, Joel 1
Turner family 1
Turner, Joseph, III, 1831-1865 1
Turner, Joseph, Jr., 1790-1850 1
Turner, Rebecca Sinclair, 1795-1877 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, Jr., 1845-1908 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, 1819-1892 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Great Nemaha Agency 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Otoe Agency 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Santee Sioux Agency 1
Unthank, John, 1754-1840 1
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