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W (Wa-Wn), 1796-1907

 File — Box: 18
Identifier: HC.PhY.838.03.027 (1250/AA41 (V))

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Walker, Enoch, 11/18/1796: Great Valley to PYMIC regarding decision to go once more to work with First Nations peoples, ableit reluctantly

Wallace, William, 4/14/1801: letter [with Henry Baldwin], Meadville to Thomas McKean [Governor of Pennsylvania] regarding a letter from the chiefs of the Munsee

War Department, Office of Indian Affairs, 1798-1840: - James McHenry to Captain Hendrick Aupaumet, 4/4/1798: copy of letter, regarding payment of annuity, etc. - James McHenry to Chiefs and Sachems of the Seneca Nation, 5/14/1798: copy of letter, regarding sale of land to Robert Morris - Henry Dearborn to Israel Whelen, 3/19/1801: letter [also copy], regarding First Nations peoples and Friends - Henry Dearborn to Henry Drinker, 5/22/1801: regarding Friends and Indians - Henry Dearborn to Henry Drinker, 11/21/1801: regarding payment of sums to Friends from Israel Whelen, Purveyor of Public Supplies - Henry Dearborn to Henry Drinker, Thomas Stewardson and Thomas Wistar, 1/7/1802: regarding Friends and First Nations peoples, letter put before the President - Henry Dearborn to Henry Drinker, 5/18/1802: regarding would Friends be able to assist the Choctaws? - Henry Dearborn to Henry Drinker, 1/12/1803: regarding Oneida people - W. Eustis to Thomas Wistar, 1/8/1812: acknowledges material sent to him by Friends - Thomas L. McKenney to Thomas Wistar, 4/10/1819: regarding questions about Friends' Indian schools - Peter B. Porter, Thomas L. McKenney, War Department to firm of Troup, Ogden and Rogers, 1828: 3 handwritten copies of 3 letters, 7/14/1828 to 7/19/1828 regarding 1826 treaty - Carey Allen Harris [Indian Committee] to J.R. Poinsett [Secretary of War], 3/14/1838: handwritten copy of letter, regarding payment of Seneca annuity - S. Cooper [Acting Secretary of War] to Samuel Bettle, 1838: 3 letters, 3/29/1838 to 4/11/1838 regarding Buffalo Treaty - D. Kurk [Acting Commissioner] to J.R. Poinsett [Secretary of War], 10/11/1838: regarding compensation to the Seneca delegation opposed to the [Buffalo?]treaty to be paid - J.R. Poinsett [Secretary of War] to Samuel Bettle, 10/16/1838: regarding expenses of Seneca delegation opposed to Buffalo treaty - J.H. Offley to Samuel Bettle, 6/26/1839: regarding Secretary of War not able to attend a meeting - Thomas Hartley Crawford [Indian Committee] to Thomas Evans, 4/1/1840: regarding compensation to Seneca delegation

Wayne, Anthony, 9/5/1796: Detroit, to John Parrish, David Bacon, Nicholas Waln and Henry Drinker regarding correspondence, copy of speech to First Nations peoples

Weber, B.B., 5/27/1907: copy of typed letter, Salamanca to Reverend Henry Wood regarding difficulty of enforcing liquor laws

Wellman, John, 11/6/1832: Tunesassa, to Joseph Elkinton regarding situation at Tunesassa

Wells, Thomas, 1845: 2 letters, Friends Shawnoe School [Westport, Mo.], 1/5/1845 and 6/2/1845 to Thomas Evans and George Williams regarding report of situation among First Nations peoples

Whitson, Samuel, 1855 to 1858: ca. 25 letters, Tunesassa, 6/6/1855 to 8/2/1858 to PYMIC regarding situation there [also handwritten draft of letter to Samuel Whitson from PYMIC 2/14/1856]

Wilkinson, James, 12/24/1797: letter [also copy], Pittsburgh to Owen Biddle regarding treatment of First Nations peoples

Willard, A.J. [Judge], 1886-1882: 6 letters, National Indian Defense Association, Washington D.C., 9/17/1886 to 10/27/1886 to George J. Scattergood regarding talking of First Nations property, Supreme court cases about rights of First Nations peoples [with initialed letter of GJS on reverse], First Nations property rights [with note on back from GJS, 10/30/1886] copy of typed letter, Washington, D.C., 5/1/1888 to Honorable Secretary of the Interior regarding the bills for the relief of Seneca Nation of New York, pending in the Senate and House

Williams, A.B., 2/23/1858: Albany to Thomas Evans regarding First Nations claims

Williams, Benjamin, 10/10/1873: Cold Spring to E. Worth regarding division of Native American lands

Wilson, Alex, 3/27/1797: Philadelphia to PYMIC regarding a sum of money directed by will to go to educating First Nations peoples

Wilson, Ann Eliza, 12/9/1891: [Tunesassa?], to PYMIC regarding resignation

Wilson, Thomas, 1801-1803: Washington, 11/24/1801 to Henry Drinker regarding plans to get to Tunesassa. Kingston, 4/3/1803 to Henry Drinker regarding trip to the city of Washington, reunion with brothers

Wistar, Caspar, 12/1844: Philadelphia, to PYMIC regarding relations with First Nations peoples


  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1796-1907

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Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Physical Location

Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Materials Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Orthodox

Physical Facet

1 folder

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