Journey with the commissioners to the Indian treaty

Ojibwe includes: Ojibwa, Chippewa, Ojibway
Lenape includes: Lenni-Lenape, Delaware
circa 1793-1819
Heckewelder, John Gottlieb Ernestus, 1743-1823
Diplomacy | Treaties | Indian agents | Politics and government | Government relations | United States--Politics and government | Moravians | Pennsylvania--History
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Microfilms | Journals | Travel narratives | Correspondence | Minutes | Engravings
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This journal of Moravian missionary John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder covers travels among the Indians to a conference in Detroit in 1793. Includes a list of the names of different Indian nations in North America, their locations, and number of fighting men. Also contains miscellaneous materials: a letter from Heckewelder to Mordecai Churchman, October 5, 1819, mentioning Peter S. Du Ponceau; engraving of Heckewelder possibly from a painting at the American Philosophical Society; a 1-page letter of Maria Heckewelder to Matthew S. Henry requesting him to relinquish the volume; and some Heckewelder letters. Originals at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
Journey with the commissioners to the Indian treaty Mss.Film.805.1