Northeast materials, Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection

Lenape includes: Lenni-Lenape, Delaware
October 20, 1764; April 6, 1765; August 21, 1767; February 22, 1796;
Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815 | Barnsley, Thomas, -1771 | Dixon, Jeremiah | Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806
Surveying | Pennsylvania--History | Antiquities
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Relavent materials can be found in the finding aid under the specific dates listed. Correspondence between Gates and Barnsley regarding attacks by Indians, concern for convoys to Fort Pitt, and seizure of goods by country people, 1764-1765. Letter from Dixon to James Burd authorizing two Indians to return home, and referring them to Sir William Johnson for pay, 1767. Letter from Barton to John G. E. Heckewelder with questions about Indian artifacts, mica, color of Indian children at birth, etc, 1796. Other individuals mentioned include George Croghan.
Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection Mss.Ms.Coll.200