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Contributor: Croghan, George, 1720?-1782 | Galbreath, Bartram | Hamilton, James, 1710-1783 | Hunter, Samuel, 1732-1784 | Ourry, Captain Lewis | Sallen, E. | Shippen, Edward, 1729-1806 | Burd, James, 1726-1793 | Brown, Joseph | McCormick, Dennis | Armstrong, John, 1717-1795 | Davenport, Josiah F. | Irvine, James
Subject: United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763 | Warfare | Pennsylvania--History | Diplomacy | Treaties | Fur trade
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)