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Delaware
Language(s): English
Date: 1755-1763
Type:Text
Extent: 48 letters
Description: Correspondence during the Seven Years' War (1754-1763) regarding the Treaty of Easton, with particular attention to Teedyuscung and the Moravian Indians. One letter from Timothy Horsfled to Benjamin Franklin regards how Indians with smallpox were treated.
Collection: Timothy Horsfield Papers (974.8 H78)  Section 2 (Mss.974.8.H78)

Delaware
Language(s): English
Date: May 26, 1779
Type:Text
Extent: 1 letter
Description: Includes discussion of visit of young son of Captain White Eyes (deceased Delaware warrior), who desires to join expedition with two white men; purpose to recover report of D.A.
Collection: Nathanael Greene Papers (Mss.B.G83)

Crow | Nez Perce
Alternate forms: Apsáalooke, Niimíipu
Language(s): English
Date: 1877
Contributor: Fair, Edwin B.
Type:Text
Extent: 5 letters
Description: A small collection of letters by Corporal Edwin B. Fair, who apparently joined Company E of the U.S. Seventh Cavalry, formerly under George Custer's command, a few months after Custer and his forces were defeated at the Battle of Little Bighorn, or the Battle of the Greasy Grass. Fair writes home to his sisters from his posts in the Dakota Territory and Montana. In the letters, Fair describes the daily life of and conditions faced by a common soldier stationed on the Plains; buffalo hunting; encounters with Native Americans, particularly the Crow and Nez Perce; and patrol and reconnaissance missions in Yellowstone National Park and other places. Fair relates the events and scenes witnessed in the plain, unvarnished vernacular of the day. Letters from the time and place are of infrequent occurence, making this a particularily interesting collection.
Collection: Edwin B. Fair Letters (Mss.SMs.Coll.17)

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)

Cayuga | Delaware | Mohawk | Oneida | Onondaga | Seneca | Shawnee
Alternate forms: Iroquois
Language(s): English
Date: 1728-1816
Type:Text
Extent: 6 documents
Description: One set of documents is related to Pennsylvania's land dispute with Connecticut. A second to tensions between Delaware Indians and white settlers in Wyoming prior to the Revolutionary War. Of particular interest is the debate within the Pennsylvania's Governor's office both planning an attack on Native villages and seeking to end abuse of Delaware, Shawnee, Mohawk, and the Iroquois Confederacy. Wolf clan of Deleware is noted.
Collection: Documents relating to the province of Pennsylvania and to the American Revolution (Mss.974.8.D65)

Language(s): English
Date: 1748-1759
Type:Text
Extent: 2 reels
Description: These concern James Glen, Governor of South Carolina from 1743 to 1756, and John Forbes, Colonel and later Brigadier General in the British Forces stationed in North America. There are references to South Carolina politics and government, Indian policy, the French and Indian War, and Forbes' expedition. From originals in the Dalhousie Muniments, Scottish Record Office, General Register House, Edinburgh.
Collection: Papers relating to America in the Dalhousie Muniments, 1748-1759 (Mss.Film.1231)

Language(s): English
Date: 1755-1763
Type:Text
Extent: 56 letters
Description: In sections 1 and 2. Correspondence during the Seven Years' War (1754-1763) regarding Indian attacks on the frontier and attempts to protect friendly Indians. One letter discusses the use of passports by friendly Indians. Mention of a "berserk soldier at Fort Allen behaves indecently among squaws."
Collection: Timothy Horsfield Papers (Mss.974.8.H78)

Language(s): English
Date: March 13, 1868
Type:Text
Extent: 1 page
Description: Letter to Charles B. Trego concerning plains Indian raid. Transmits memoir on this, and sends picture of body of Sergeant [Frederick] Wylliams [Wyllyams] following Indian attack.
Collection: Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection (Mss.Ms.Coll.200)