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This collection is comprised of the handwritten correspondence and a handwritten copy of the manuscript "Some Account of my Journey Among the Seneca" by Halliday Jackson.
Entries describe Sharpless's travel to, and time spent in, Cornplanter's village during 1798.
Henry Simmons was a Quaker missionary to the Seneca Nation and a member Middletown Monthly Meeting. Henry Simmons's journals are related to time Simmons spent with the Oneida and Seneca nations.
Joel Swayne's diary entries describe his journey to the Seneca nation and the two years he spent there. Swayne provides detailed descriptions of Cornplanter (Gaiänt'wakê), the chief, his family, the village and villagers, cultural differences between the Quakers and the Senecas, the difficulty of the language barrier, and discussions between Quaker missionaries and Seneca members.
- Indians of North America 3
- Indians of North America -- Missions 3
- Quakers -- Diaries 3
- Quakers -- History 3
- diaries 3
- Quakers -- Travel 2
- Society of Friends -- Missions 2
- travel literature 2
- Quaker missionaries 1
- Six Nations -- History 1
- Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 1
- correspondence 1
- manuscripts (documents) 1 ∧ less
- Sharpless, Joshua 3
- Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 1
- Swayne, Joel 1