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Language(s): English | French
Date: 1755-1788
Type:Text
Extent: 9 items
Description: Letters between various correspondents regarding Indian affairs. Topics include French intrigues during Seven Years' War era; sale of liquor to Indians and consequent disorders; relations with western Indians and action needed by Congress of Confederation in early national period; ancient fortifications discovered at the junction of Muskingum and Ohio, as well as in Kentucky; South Carolina governor's bad management of Indian affairs; discovery of root which cures gout; land sales and grants; Indians' title to lands, implications of papal decrees and Quebec Act.
Collection: Benjamin Franklin Papers (Mss.B.F85)

Cherokee | Chickasaw | Choctaw | Creek | Haudenosaunee
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Language(s): English
Date: January 31, 1778; 15, 1779; October 1, 1779; May 4, 1779; May 15, 1779; May 19, 1779; July 29, 1779; October 1, 1779;
Type:Text
Extent: 8 letters
Description: Letters related to an expedition of General Nathaniel Greene against the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy. Describes preparation, alcohol and destruction of Indian settlements. Mention of John Brant.
Collection: Nathanael Greene Papers (Mss.B.G83)