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Alternate forms: Kootenai, Kootenay, Kutenai
Contributor: Schaeffer, Claude E.
Subject: Ethnography | Anthropology | Archaeology | Excavations | Mounds | Hunting | Religion | Montana--History
Extent: 5 pages
Description: Three letters to Frank G. Speck regarding author's fieldwork at Bonner's Ferry, Idaho. Topics include hunting territory, supreme being concepts, the Rocky Boy Cree and their history, and the excavation of Irene Mound, Georgia.
Collection: Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)
Alternate forms: Conestoga, Lenape
Date: October 22, 1730; November 8, 1755; July 20, 1758; 1759; February 4, 1764; August 9, 1766; February 9, 1769; February 10, 1769; October 23, 1784; March 2, 1787; 1951;
Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820 | Johnson, William, 1715-1774 | Logan, James, 1674-1751 | Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 | Penn, John, 1729-1795 | Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775 | Scull, William, active 1765 | Witthoft, John
Subject: Surveying | Land transfers | Land claims | Land grants | Great Britain. Treaties, etc. Six Nations, 1768 November 5 | Diplomacy | Treaties | Boundaries | Boundaries | Indian captivities | Paxton Boys | Pennsylvania--History | United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763 | Seven Years' War, 1756-1763 | Excavations | Archaeology | Graves | Grave robbing
Extent: 12 items
Description: Materials can be found in the finding aid under the specific dates listed. Mostly eighteenth-century correspondence regarding Pennsylvania Indian affairs. Topics include purchasing Indian lands; surveying Indian lands, including those acquired through the Treaty of Fort Stanwix; surveying Proprietary lands without offending Native neigbhors; settling boundaries with Native neighbors; colonists taken captive during Seven Years' War era; the Paxton Boys' rebellion, massacre at Susquehannock, and the killing of Susquehannock refugees; a 1759 list of Native groups clothed at Pittsburgh, with information about where they reside and hunt; and diplomacy (i.e., trying to secure Native allies) during Seven Years' War era. Also Witthoft's 1951 "The Pemberton Family Cemetary," containing a narrative of the excavation of cemetery at Pennsbury with burials of Pemberton family, 1683-1802 as well as a murdered Indian (before 1705) and white pauper of later date. Individuals mentioned include Scarroyady, Isaac Pemberton, Joseph Shippen, and David the Indian.
Collection: Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection (Mss.Ms.Coll.200)