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Joshua Sharpless diaries

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-069

Entries describe Sharpless's travel to, and time spent in, Cornplanter's village during 1798.

Dates: 1798, 1965

Joel Swayne diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-078

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.

Dates: 1798-1800

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