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Miscellaneous manuscripts relating to Native Americans and Quakers

 Collection — Container: Folder
Identifier: SFHL-SC-285

Scope and Contents

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

Creator

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

The Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures was organized in 1756 in Philadelphia to serve as an intermediary between the Delaware Indians, colonial governments, and British authorities.

Extent

.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language

English

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.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, FHL 2012.042

Related Materials

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee records;

Friendly Association records;

MSS 004/1791 12 mo 17, Memorial to the President;

The Friend, Vol. 54

General

Items foldered in mylar with bookseller's notes attached.
Status
Completed
Author
Susanna Morikawa
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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