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Alternate forms: Iroquois
Date: 1723-1796 and undated
Contributor: Claus, Daniel, 1727-1787 | McKee, Alexander, approximately 1735-1799 | St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818 | Chew, Joseph, 1720-approximately 1799 | Butler, Richard, 1743-1791 | Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807 | Simcoe, John Graves, 1752-1806 | Monckton, Robert, 1726-1782 | Burd, James, 1726-1793 | Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806 | Bouquet, Henry, 1719-1765 | Ourry, Lewis | St. Clair, John, -1767 | Hutchins, Thomas, 1730-1789 | Stanwix, John, 1690?-1766 | Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797 | Gordon, Harry, -1787 | Duquesne de Menneville, Ange, marquis, 1700-1778
Subject: United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763 | United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 | Warfare | Canada--History--To 1763 (New France) | Government relations
Extent: 3 reels
Description: Selected materials on Indian affairs from the Public Archives of Canada, the Public Records Office, London, and Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, relating to the Haudenosaunee. From the Daniel Claus Papers, 1761-1796, are letters and papers on Indian affairs at Forts Pitt, Niagara, and Detroit, with letters of Dr. Alexander McKee, Arthur St. Clair, Joseph Chew, Richard Butler, Joseph Brant, and John Graves Simcoe. From the papers of Brigadier Robert Monckton, 1760-1761, are appointments, returns, reports, bills and receipts, and letters relating to Forts Pitt, Bedford, and Niagara, with letters of James Burd, Horatio Gates, Henry Bouquet, Lewis Ourry, Sir John St. Clair, Thomas Hutchins, John Stanwix, and Lord Amherst. There are also excerpts from the minutes of the Commissioners of Indian Affairs at Albany, 1723-1746; transcripts from the Public Record Office on Indians, trade, defense, 1698-1767, including names of persons naturalized in British America, 1740-61, and accounts of Lt. Col. Harry Gordon, 1756-1761, 1764-1767; Duquesne-Centrecoeur correspondence, 1752-1753, Fonds Verreau, from the Université Laval, Quebec; and, miscellaneous documents. Some of the materials pertain to the Haudenosaunee during the Revolutionary War era. All materials concern eighteenth-century Indian affairs, especially the Haudenosaunee, and to a lesser extent Algonquian Indians. Donated by historian Barbara Graymont in 1965.
Collection: Selected materials on Indian affairs, 1698-1796 (Mss.Film.426)
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Contributor: Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807 | Kirkland, Samuel, 1741-1808 | Chapin, Israel | Knox, Henry, 1750-1806 | Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829 | Morris, Robert, 1734-1806 | Phelps, Oliver, 1749-1809 | Gorham, Nathaniel, 1738-1796
Subject: Indian agents | Government relations | Politics and government | Treaties | Diplomacy | Missions | New York (State)--History
Genre: Microfilms | Correspondence | Memoranda | Accounts | Bills | Receipts | Government Documents and Records
Extent: 1 reel
Description: These selections include letters, bills, accounts, receipts, memoranda, and official communications and documents relating to the Iroquois [Haudenosaunee] in New York State, selected from volumes 6-15 of O'Reilly's collections, "Mementos of western settlement," together with copies of documents from the American State Papers, etc. Included are letters of Phelps, Gorham, Chapin, Brant, Kirkland, Knox, Pickering, Irvine, and Morris. Many manuscripts appear to be from the papers of General Israel Chapin, an Indian agent. From originals at the New York Historical Society.
Collection: Selections from papers relating to the Six Nations, 1789-1820 (Mss.Film.639)