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Contributor: Collinson, Peter, 1694-1768 | Johnson, William, 1715-1774 | Pettit, Charles, 1736-1806 | Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795 | Kent, Benjamin, 1708-1788 | Timothy, Peter, 1725?-1782 | La Rochefoucauld-d'Enville, Louis-Alexandre, duc de, 1743-1792 | Morgan, George, 1743-1810 | Bancroft, Edward, 1744-1821
Subject: United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763 | Canada--History--To 1763 (New France) | Land transfers | Land claims | Medicine | Mounds | Kentucky--History | Québec (Province)--History | South Carolina--History
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)
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Date: January 31, 1778; 15, 1779; October 1, 1779; May 4, 1779; May 15, 1779; May 19, 1779; July 29, 1779; October 1, 1779;
Contributor: Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807 | Cox, John, 1731-1793 | Gibson, George, 1747-1791 | Greene, Nathaniel, 1742-1786 | Hooper, Robert Lettis, 1730?-1797 | Patterson, William, 1745-1806 | Pettit, Charles, 1736-1806 | Sheriff, Cornelius | Washington, George, 1732-1799
Subject: Military history
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)