Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1789-1869
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Enoch Hoag letterbooks
Letters to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in Washington, letters to Indian Agents under the jurisdiction of Hoag, and letters characterized as "Individual letters" from 1870 to 1878.
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Genesee, Baltimore, New York and Philadelphia
The Indian Committees of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Genesee (Hicksite) united in 1838 to protect the Seneca Indians from the Ogden Land Company which was trying to buy their land. This collection contains papers relating to the joint committee of representatives, including correspondence chiefly concerning the ceding of Seneca lands in New York by treaty under questionable circumstances. Correspondents include Benjamin Ferris (1780-1867).