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Alternate forms: Iroquois
Language(s): English
Date: 1760-1763
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.
Collection: Burd-Shippen Papers (Mss.B.B892)

Language(s): English
Date: 1753-1763
Extent: 17 items
Description: Correspondence and other material relating to Pennsylvania Indian affairs during the Seven Years' War (French and Indian War) era. Topics include various actions, rumors, and events during the course of the war; capture of an Indian spy; Indian attacks and reports of Indian attacks; a reward given for killing three Indians; the process of coming to peace; requests for trade goods; illegal liquor sales to Indians, especially land claims and disputes; horse theft; expenses of cutting a road; Indian battle at Murray Hill; Individuals (other than contributors) mentioned include John Sacalamus, Colonel Henry Bouquet, Sushocapee.
Collection: Burd-Shippen Papers (Mss.B.B892)

Lenape | Haudenosaunee
Alternate forms: Lenape, Iroquois, Six Nations
Language(s): English
Date: 1753-1770
Extent: 15 items
Description: Correspondence, mostly between Edward and Joseph Shippen but also involving other prominent Pennsylvanians such as John Penn, Governor Robert Hunter Morris, Governor James Hamilton, and others, regarding Indian affairs in the colony. Rumors of attacks, the killings of Native individuals, the aftermath of the Paxton Boys' massacre of the Conostogas, the Frederick Stump murders, the Treaty of Fort Stanwix, the drawing of the Pennsylvania-Maryland line, and trade are among the subjects mentioned. Individuals mentioned include Andrew Montour, George Croghan, Monakatookah, John Shekalamy, John Petty, Connoy, John Mohickon, William Peters, and Frederick Stump.
Collection: Edward Shippen letters and papers (Mss.B.Sh62)