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Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1789-1869

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Enoch Hoag letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1104
Overview Letters to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in Washington, letters to Indian Agents under the jurisdiction of Hoag, and letters characterized as "Individual letters" from 1870 to 1878.
Dates: 1870-1878

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

 Collection
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