Haudenosaunee materials, Burd-Shippen Papers

Alternate forms: Iroquois
Language(s): English
Date: 1760-1763
Type: Text
Genre: Diaries
Extent: 2 volumes
Description: Diaries located in "Series VI-Bound volumes." Two diaries kept at Fort Augusta during the Seven Years' War (or French and Indian War). Topics and events include meetings with John Shicalemy [Shikellamy], visits of various Indians, a treaty session (1760), scalpings, skirmishes, troop movements, soldiers present, and frequently tense encounters with Indians. Printed, Pennsylvania Archives, series 2, volume 7: 415-455.
Burd-Shippen Papers (Mss.B.B892)