Indians of North America -- New York (State)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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).
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Joint Committee on Indian Affairs and its predecessors (1795-1892)
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Quaker Fund for Indigenous Communities and its predecessors (Indian Committee, Friendly Association) (1795- )
This collection contains two letters written by Gladys Fatty and Lois Marjorie Doctor to Eleanor Wills in 1937. Eleanor Wills was a teacher at the Friends Indian School, (also known as the Tunesassa Friends School) in Quaker Bridge, New York. Fatty and Doctor were both students of Wills at this school.