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The diary details Emlen's travels in rural Pennsylvania to small towns and settlements of fellow Quakers. Entries often describe tensions and interactions between white settlers and Indigenous populations. Treaties between white settlers and native groups are also discussed.
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.
Thomas Wistar's journal entries largely describe his work as an Indian Commissioner, including visits to Washington D.C., the Seneca Nation, the Wichita Indian Agency, and other Native American Reservations. In addition to his work as a commissioner, entries detail social calls with family and friends, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and religious reflection and prayers.
- Quakers -- History 3
- Indians of North America 2
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
- Seneca Indians 2
- travel literature 2
- Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Indians of North America -- Government relations 1
- Indians of North America -- Missions 1
- Kickapoo Indians -- History 1
- Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Osage Indians -- History 1
- Quaker missionaries 1
- Quakers -- Travel 1
- Six Nations -- History 1
- United States -- Race relations 1 ∧ less
- Cornplanter, Seneca chief 2
- Bacon, David 1
- Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 1
- Simmons, Henry 1