Delaware materials, Edward Shippen letters and papers

Susquehannock includes: Conestoga
Lenape includes: Lenni-Lenape, Delaware
Haudenosaunee includes: Iroquois, Onkwehonwe
Shippen, Edward, approximately 1703-1781 | Shippen, Joseph, 1732-1810
United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763 | Pennsylvania--History | Paxton Boys
Correspondence | Orderly book
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Letters between members of the Shippen family and other Philadelphia notables like William Logan and Robert Hunter Morris regarding Indian affairs largely during the Seven Years' War era. Joseph Shippen, Jr.'s 1758 orderly book discusses the taking of Fort Duquesne, along with Indian affairs. Individuals mentioned include Teedyuscung, John Shekalemy, Captain Jacob, Shingas, Castologa, the Half-King, Zaccheus (a Wighaloosin (Wyalusing) Indian), Captain Culbertson, George Croghan, Delaware chief Wenawalike or Simon, Killbuck, and Newcomen. Ohio Indians and villages, Wyoming, Treaty of Easton, Virginia Indians, Shawnees, Susquehannocks, Munsees, and the Haudenosaunee are also mentioned.
Edward Shippen letters and papers Mss.B.Sh62