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Alternate forms: Iroquois, Lenape
Language(s): English
Date: 1737-1751
Type:Text
Extent: 19 items
Description: Correspondence between James Logan, other royal and propriety officials, and various native groups regarding Indian affairs. Topics include Catawba relations with Cherokees, Six Nations, and other Indian groups; Catawba relations with various colonies; efforts to preserve peace among Britain's native allies; fears about effect of inter-Native warfare during King George's War; and efforts to arrange a peace treaty between the Catawbas and Six Nations. Individuals mentioned include Schermerhorn and Conrad Weiser.
Collection: Selections from the correspondence of the Honourable James Logan, 1699-1750 (Mss.B.L82)

Language(s): English
Date: 1702; 1745
Type:Text
Extent: 4 items
Description: One 1702 letter from James Logan to William Penn regarding fictitious charge of French Indians; no trouble from "our Indians," except perhaps at German tract; claim land not purchased. Three 1745 letters from Logan and Governor George Thomas to Conrad Weiser regarding recent attack of enemy French Indians on fort at Saratoga; asking for more intelligence of Indian intentions; dangers from Chartier; Thomas reports rumor of snowshoes stocked at French Mississippi outpost for attack on Albany and back parts of Pennsylvania. Unlikely, but possible; Weiser should assure the Indians and encourage settlers to arm.
Collection: Selections from the correspondence of the Honourable James Logan, 1699-1750 (Mss.B.L82)

Shawnee
Language(s): English
Date: August 4, 1748
Type:Text
Extent: 3 pages
Description: Letter to Richard Peters reporting that Shawnees and praying Indians have helped kill some whites. Discusses negotiations with 55 Indians at Lancaster.
Collection: Indian and Military Affairs of Pennsylvania, 1737-1775 (Mss.974.8.P19)