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Henry Simmons journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-072
Overview

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 tribes.

Dates: 1796-1800

Henry Simmons letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-019
Overview

Henry Simmons, who belonged to the Middletown Monthly Meeting, spent a year with the Seneca near Cornplanter's village along with Halliday Jackson and Joel Swayne. There, the group of missionaries set up a school and model farm. Simmons's letterbooks are comprised of business and government correspondence related to his work with various Indigenous nations.

Dates: 1797-1799, undated

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  • Subject: Seneca Indians X
  • Subject: Quaker missionaries X
  • Names: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) X

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