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French Indians
Language(s): English
Date: August 19, 1756; October 29, 1755; December 14, 1755
Subject: History | Policy | Warfare
Type:Text
Extent: 3 letters
Description: In sections 2:281, 1:31, 1: 93-94. Fort Granville was taken by 400 French and Indians. Inquires about Indian policy. 500 Indians and French seen near Carlisle. Expresses regret at the outrages of the Indians; also hopes Horsfield will continue to act for the public. After Braddock's defeat finds Pennsylvania not well prepared for a "warr" with the Indians.
Collection: Timothy Horsfield Papers (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)