Contains 6 Results:
Vol. 1, 1796-1797
Vol. 1 photocopy, 1796-1797
Two photocopies of volume 1 of Simmons's diary.
Vol. 2, 1799
This volume describes Simmons's visit to Cornplanter, a Seneca chief, in 1799. During Simmons's stay with the Seneca, he teaches both children and occassionally adults. In addition to descriptions of his duties as a teacher, Simmons describes interactions between himself and the Senecas outside of school, particularly as concern discussions of Christianity.
Vol. 2 transcript, 1799
This volume is a typed transcript of voulme 2, Simmons's journal describing his time with Seneca chief, Cornplanter. The transcript was prepared by Dr. Frederic C. Sharpless in 1964.
Vol. 3, 1800
This volume describes Simmons's visit to Friends in Western Pennsylvania from 5th month-8th month, 1800, on a trip to survey the quality of a tract of land in that area. Entries include descriptions of occasional interactions with indigenous nations.
Vol. 4, 1800
This volume is a handwritten partial copy of volume 3 in the collection. This partial copy includes entries from 5th month-7th month, 1800.