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Lenape
Language(s): English
Date: 1755-1763
Type:Text
Extent: 48 letters
Description: Correspondence during the Seven Years' War (1754-1763) regarding the Treaty of Easton, with particular attention to Teedyuscung and the Moravian Indians. One letter from Timothy Horsfled to Benjamin Franklin regards how Indians with smallpox were treated.
Collection: Timothy Horsfield Papers (974.8 H78)  Section 2 (Mss.974.8.H78)

Mohawk
Language(s): English
Date: November 2, 1755
Subject: History | Religion | Warfare
Type:Text
Extent: 1 letter
Description: In section 1:37-41. Encloses examination of two of the United Brethren upon their return from preaching, respecting an attack made by the French Mohawk near the Susquehanna on October 20.
Collection: Timothy Horsfield Papers (Mss.974.8.H78)

Onondaga
Language(s): English
Date: March 11, 1818; July 29, 1818
Subject: Linguistics
Type:Text
Extent: 3 letters
Description: Forwards Zeisberger's book and a brief biography of him to the American Philosophical Society. Will send the Historical and Literary Committee papers dealing with Indian affairs, in the hands of Franklin, Weiser, Parsons, and Horsfield. Concerning an article by Zeisberger. Last half of an Onondaga dictionary done approximately 1764. Corrections for his publications. Is forwarding a dictionary, by Zeisberger, of the Indian languages. Part 1 of the dictionary has been found. It is to be returned, and the grammar too. Concerning Heckewelder's attitudes towards Indian cruelty and towards Du Ponceau's rewriting the book.
Collection: John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder letters to Peter Stephen Du Ponceau  (Mss.497.3 H35o)

Language(s): English
Date: 1755-1763
Type:Text
Extent: 56 letters
Description: In sections 1 and 2. Correspondence during the Seven Years' War (1754-1763) regarding Indian attacks on the frontier and attempts to protect friendly Indians. One letter discusses the use of passports by friendly Indians. Mention of a "berserk soldier at Fort Allen behaves indecently among squaws."
Collection: Timothy Horsfield Papers (Mss.974.8.H78)

Shawnee
Language(s): English
Date: n.d.; July 7, 1756; July 10, 1756
Type:Text
Extent: 3 letters
Description: In sections 2:517 and 1:199. Concerning friendship; trip to Philadelphia. Four Indians have arrived, including son of Paxino (Paksino). Manuscript note on back by John G. E. Heckewelder. Encloses governor's letter and Horsfield's speech to Indians intended for the four visiting Indians at Bethlehem, and states his intentions about provisions and ammunition for them. Contains short note by John G. E. Heckewelder, identifying one as Kolopacka, son of Paxino.
Collection: Timothy Horsfield Papers (Mss.974.8.H78)