Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 2 of 2

David Bacon journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Overview A journal kept during David Bacon's time with the Six Nations in 1794. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Six Nations territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Six Nations, as well as discussions between representatives from the United States and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Six Nations after the end of the Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of speeches given by both United States...
Dates: 1794

Thomas Wistar journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-089
Overview

Thomas Wistar's journal entries largely describe his work as an Indian Commissioner, including visits to Washington D.C. and various trips to Native American Reservations and Indian Agencies, including the Seneca Nation and the Wichita Indian Agency. In addition to his work as a commissioner, entries detail social calls with family and friends, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and religious reflection and prayers.

Dates: 1841-1875

Filtered By

  • Subject: diaries X
  • Subject: Society of Friends -- Indian affairs X
  • Subject: Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Indians of North America 1
Indians of North America -- Government relations 1
Kickapoo Indians -- History 1
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1