Pennsylvania Indians materials, Edward Shippen letters and papers

Lenape includes: Lenni-Lenape, Delaware
Haudenosaunee includes: Iroquois, Onkwehonwe
Shippen, Edward, approximately 1703-1781 | Shippen, Joseph, 1732-1810 | Hunter, Samuel, 1732-1784
Pennsylvania--History | United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763
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Correspondence, mostly between Edward and Joseph Shippen but also involving other prominent Pennsylvanians such as John Penn, Governor Robert Hunter Morris, Governor James Hamilton, and others, regarding Indian affairs in the colony. Rumors of attacks, the killings of Native individuals, the aftermath of the Paxton Boys' massacre of the Conostogas, the Frederick Stump murders, the Treaty of Fort Stanwix, the drawing of the Pennsylvania-Maryland line, and trade are among the subjects mentioned. Individuals mentioned include Andrew Montour, George Croghan, Monakatookah, John Shekalamy, John Petty, Connoy, John Mohickon, William Peters, and Frederick Stump.
Edward Shippen letters and papers Mss.B.Sh62