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Hiram Doty collected papers relating to Quaker history

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-029
Abstract This collection includes original manuscripts collected by Hi Doty relating to early Quaker involvement in Indian affairs from 1756 to 1821 and the Friendly Association. Of particular interest are documents concerning the settlement at Oneida and the Treaty of Easton. Correspondents include Tedyuscung, Nathaniel Holland, Frederick Post, John Hunt, William Cooper, Israel Chapin, William Savery, James Pemberton, and Joseph Elkinton. Also included in the collection are several letters written...
Dates: 1756-1874

Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-043
Abstract

Correspondence, including that with civil and military authorities, accounts of preliminary meetings with Indian delegates, and invoices, relating to the Treaty of Easton.

Dates: 1758-1762

Miscellaneous manuscripts relating to Native Americans and Quakers

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

Dates: 1761 - 1839

Jonah Thompson correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-131
Abstract This collection contains correspondence received by English Quaker Jonah Thompson. The bulk of these are written by Friends in Pennsylvania, relating the developing conflict between the Pennsylvania government and the Delaware Indians, and expressing concern with the role Quakers should have in a military defense of the colony. Included is a detailed account of developments regarding this issue in the Pennsylvania government by James Pemberton. Other prominent Philadelphia correspondents...
Dates: 1756-1759

Penn Treaty Elm Trading Cards/Ads

 Collection — Container: Folder 1
Identifier: HC.MC-801-11-011
Overview

The Penn Treaty Elm Trading Cards feature illustrations of the storied 1682 meeting between Lenape chiefs and William Penn used to advertise "Indian Chewing Gum" made by the Goudey Gum Company of Boston, and "Ayer's Cherry Pectoral" made by J.C. Ayer & Co of Lowell, Massachusetts

Dates: Undated.

Collection of papers on the Walking Purchase

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-063
Abstract

This collection primarily includes photocopies of receipts and contracts between Thomas Penn and various individuals concerning the Walking Purchase.

Dates: 1735-1737

Walking Purchase records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-175
Overview

This collection consists of materials related to the 1737 fraudulent seizure of land in Pennsylvania from the Lenape or Delaware Nation.

Dates: 1735-1738

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 5
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Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 3
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for the Gradual Civilization and Welfare of the Indian Natives (1795-1827) 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1