Allen County Public Library - Genealogy Center
Massachusetts Historical Society
Eighteen drafts of letters, most written by Boston minister Benjamin Colman, 1728-45. Nine of the letters were written to Gov. William Shirley and pertain to speeches before the Mass. General Court by Colman and the Association of Ministers, repairs to Castle William, proselytizing to the Indians, the French defeat at Louisbourg (1745), and financial support for the provincial forces. The bulk of the remaining letters is comprised of family correspondence, including four letters from Colman to his son-in-law Ebenezer Turell and one to his brother-in-law John Jeffries referring to a family dispute over the disposition of lands in the estate of Colman's first wife's father, Thomas Clark; one from his sister Elizabeth Righton; and one from his third wife, Mary (Frost) Colman. Bound in Ebenezer Turell's "The Life and Character of the Reverend Benjamin Colman, D.D. Late Pastor of a Church in Boston New-England. Who Was Deceased August 29th 1747" (Boston, 1749). The volume also contains 6 ... Read More
University of Virginia
In a letter, 1764 July 31, Gordon writes concerning affairs between the British and the Indians. He mentions troubles with Indians near Detroit and Fort Michilimackinac, difficulties with building fortifications in area, and French success with the Indians
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Papers of Robert Patterson, a soldier, magistrate, and legislator from Virginia and Kentucky, and frontier settler and founder of Georgetown and Lexington in Kentucky and Dayton and Cincinnati in Ohio. Included are papers relating to his military and business careers, as well as his personal life
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Speech by Bennett, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, concerning Indian-state relations in Wisconsin, written for the annual Founders Day banquet of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1967
Cornell University Libraries
Treaty of peace with the Delaware Nation entered into by their deputies before Sir William Johnson, baronet, His Majesty's sole agent and superintendent of Indian affairs in the Northern Department of North America...May 8 1765. With supplemental treaty, which was bound to the main treaty, titled The Delaware deputys [sic] sent from Ohio, to strengthen, ratify and confirm the annexed treaty subscribed by Killbuck...July 12, 1765. Treaty discusses the Indians being accepted by the English in return for good behavior and the return to the English of "prisoners, deserters and negros." The Delaware also agree to open the roads through their territory to the English. The supplement is a response from other tribes to the treaty with their signatures, including the Shawnee and Mingo Indians. The treaties are signed by William Johnson and others, including the chiefs of the Delaware Nation. There are also wax seals of the signers
Western Washington University - Heritage Resources
The Ted C. Hinckley Papers consist primarily of the research and reference materials used by Hinckley during his career as a professional historian -- While some original manuscript material is represented in the collection, the bulk of the material is comprised of duplicate copies and transcriptions from primary sources. These materials consist of publications, biographical/historical information, correspondence, and subject-based reference files. Important individuals represented in the collection inlcude Sheldon Jackson, a Presbyterian missionary and General Agent of Education in early Alaska, and John Green Brady, Governor of the Alaska Territory at the beginning of the twentieth century. Major subjects covered include Alaskan missionaries, education in territorial Alaska, the government and administration of the territory, and the Tlingit Indians of Southeast Alaska
Western Washington University - Heritage Resources
The Northwest Ethnohistory collection includes oral histories, manuscripts, correspondence, maps, bibliographies, publications, and photographs relating to various Native American tribes in the Pacific Northwest -- Native American tribes documented in the collection include Chehalis, Shoalwater, Chinook, Clallam, Clatsop, Cowlitz, Duwamish, Haida, Klamath, Klickitat, Kwakiutl, Lummi, Makah, Muckleshoot, Nisqually, Nooksack, Puyallup, Quileute, Quinault, Salish, Semiahmoo, Skagit, Snohomish, Squaxin, Steilacoom, Sauk-Suiattle, Swinomish, and Suquamish. The records document the social life and customs of the various tribes, including their languages, material culture, legends, and rites and ceremonies. The collection also provides some insight into indigenous fishing, hunting, and whaling practices. Much of the collection contains information about politics and government relations, especially as they relate to the social conditions, ethnic identity, and legal status of the tribes. ... Read More
Cornell University Libraries
Collection of items from Congress, many from the Government Printing Office. Items include meeting minutes and proceedings, copies of acts and bills, reports, and other information that was discussed by the committees and subcommittees on Indian affairs. The papers cover a wide range of topics, some are broad, covering all Indians; others are specific to certain areas and tribes. Some topics include leasing of lands from the Indians, mining rights, tuberculosis on reservations, reparations, and reservation living conditions


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