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Lenape
Alternate forms: Delaware
Date: 1859-1860
Extent: 1 dictionary (820 p.); 8 maps
Description: A completed dictionary, based on various printed authorities (Zeisberger, Heckewelder, etc.). Contains a separate dictionary of Place names organized by states. Maps of portions of Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, and New York. Maps beyond Lenape territory may contain Powhatan, Susquehannock, Mohegan-Pequot, Quiripi-Unquachaog, Carolina Algonquian, and Pamlico place names.
Collection: English-Lenni Lenape and Lenni Lenape-English dictionary (Mss.497.33.H39)

Haudenosaunee | Lenape | Shawnee | Susquehannock | Piscataway | Cayuga | Seneca | Onondaga | Mohican | Mohawk | Tuscarora
Alternate forms: Conestoga, Iroquois, Lenape, Ohio Indians
Language(s): English
Date: 1702-1753
Type:Text
Extent: 52 items
Description: Correspondence and other materials relating to Indian affairs. Topics include diplomacy with the Haudenosaunee, including various delegations to and from the Haudenosaunee, diplomatic gifts and expenses, and Maryland's efforts to treat with anxieties about French intrigues, overtures, and inroads on Indian loyalty; land claims and disputes; Lancaster Treaty of 1744; two Delaware Indians accused of murder; Ohio Company; Indians' tensions with Virginians; and Indians in Ohio. Individuals (other than contributors) mentioned include Hotquantgoehle, Shickellamy, Andrew Montour, George Croghan, Colonel Burnett, Canasadego, Lord Cornbury, Indian Harry, Allumapis, and Lapaghpitton.
Collection: Selections from the correspondence of the Honourable James Logan, 1699-1750 (Mss.B.L82)

Nanticoke | Haudenosaunee | Lenape | Cayuga | Tuscarora | Mohawk | Seneca | Onondaga | Oneida
Alternate forms: Iroquois, Lenape
Language(s): English | Nanticoke
Date: 1914-1943
Type:Text
Extent: 3 folders
Description: Materials relating to Speck's study of Nanticoke language, history, and culture. Includes Speck's miscellaneous Nanticoke notes, comprising a letter from Wes (?) to Speck, June 24, 1943, concerning Nanticoke J. Barton Cheyney to Speck, October 31, no year, concerning Delaware-white-Nanticoke relations; James Mooney to Speck, February 15, 1916, concerning Speck's Nanticoke article (1915); Franz Boas to Speck, March 29, 1916, on same subject. [See also Speck (1915).] Other materials include a document describing a meeting of Delaware, Nanticoke, and Canadian Iroquois in the presence of Speck and recounting injustices suffered by Native peoples in the United States and Canada [see also #1755] and Speck's notes on the Tuscarora in Canada, which include names for the Nanticokes in Cayuga, Tuscarora, Mohawk, Seneca, Onondaga, and Oneida; notes on wampum, folklore, and the Canadian Tuscarora; and some Nanticoke vocabulary.
Collection: Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)

Nanticoke | Shawnee | Haudenosaunee
Alternate forms: Iroquois, Six Nations
Language(s): English
Date: 1742
Type:Text
Extent: 4 items
Description: An undated letter from Governor Ogle of Maryland to Governor Thomas of Pennsylvania regarding Maryland's renewed friendship with Nanticokes. Two 1742 letters by James Logan regarding Nanticokes imprisoned for conspiring with Shawnees, Shawnee intentions, treaty with Haudenosaunee, and neutrality of "Canada Indians." 1742 letter from Governor Thomas to Shawnee headmen Cacowachico and Nochiconna regarding Nanticokes, obligations due to chain of friendship and memory of William Penn.
Collection: Selections from the correspondence of the Honourable James Logan, 1699-1750 (Mss.B.L82)

Nottoway
Language(s): English
Date: Undated
Type:Text
Genre: Notes | Maps
Extent: 1 folder
Description: Materials relating to Speck's study of the Nottoway. Includes two pages of miscellaneous notes and a map of the Eastern Maryland shore.
Collection: Frank G. Speck Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.126)

Haudenosaunee | Oneida | Onondaga | Seneca | Cayuga | Tuscarora | Susquehannock | Shawnee | Nanticoke
Alternate forms: Conestoga, Iroquois, Six Nations
Language(s): English
Date: 1700-1757; ca 1815
Type:Text
Extent: 40 items
Description: Correspondence and other materials regarding Pennsylvania Indian affairs. Topics include Pennsylvania's relations with Native peoples; hostilities between Native groups and colonists in the backcountry; diplomatic overtures and councils between Native and colonial leaders; the fur trade; land claims and disputes; legal and illegal surveying of Indian lands; the Lancaster Treaty of 1744; copper mine opened by Governor Keith; anxieties about French influence over Indians and conflict with French over fur trade; role of gifts and payments for Indians; Indian roads; Virginians' desires to expand west; Native religious beliefs and morality; Count Zinzendorf's mission; the imprisonment and escape of Thomas McKee. Other individuals mentioned include Peter Bizaillon, Letitia Penn. Caxagan, Edward Shippen.
Collection: Selections from the correspondence of the Honourable James Logan, 1699-1750 (Mss.B.L82)

Seneca | Haudenosaunee
Alternate forms: Iroquois, Six Nations
Language(s): English
Date: 1702; 1741; 1743
Type:Text
Extent: 3 items
Description: 1702 letter from James Logan to William Penn regarding Indian trade, mentioning Senecas; 1741 letter regarding Seneca delegation en route to Philadelphia; 1743 letter from the "king of the Senecas" to the Governor of Maryland asking that treaty be in late April or early May; that land grievances be postponed to then; that Indians not be held responsible for behavior of renegades with disreputable Scotch-Irish from Pennsylvania in Virginia;that Virginia governor give pass to Senecas to permit war parties to go south.
Collection: Selections from the correspondence of the Honourable James Logan, 1699-1750 (Mss.B.L82)

Susquehannock
Alternate forms: Conestoga
Language(s): English
Date: 1701-1730
Type:Text
Extent: 5 items
Description: Correspondence regarding Isaac Norris's visit to Susquehannock; Susquehannock Indians' efforts to seek help from Maryland instead of Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania relations with Susquehannocks; Penn family's effort to secure Susquehanna to Pennsylvania.
Collection: Selections from the correspondence of the Honourable James Logan, 1699-1750 (Mss.B.L82)