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Primarily the letters of the Quaker Scattergood family detailing daily life in the Philadelphia area and touching on issues of dress. There is a also a letter of Joseph Scattergood from Tunesassa, New York, telling of his work with Cornplanter's Native Americans. As well, there is a diary kept by Ann Sellers from 1853 to 1856 and a cookbook, circa 1800.
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 tribes.
Joel Swayne's diary entries describe his journey to the Seneca nation and the two years he spent there. Swayne provides detailed descriptions of the chief, “Cornplanter,” the chief’s 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 4
- Quakers -- History 4
- Indians of North America -- Missions 3
- Seneca Indians 3
- travel literature 3
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
- Quakers -- Travel 2
- Six Nations -- History 2
- Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 2
- Quaker missionaries 1
- Society of Friends -- Missions 1
- cookbooks 1
- correspondence 1 ∧ less
- Simmons, Henry 3
- Sharpless, Joshua 2
- Bacon, David 1
- Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 1