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|Title||A narrative of the late massacres, in Lancaster County, of a number of Indians, friends of this province, by persons unknown: with some observations on the same|
|Author||Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790)|
|Date||View date in the chronology|
|Document Type||Printed Book|
|Names||Penn, William; Penn, John; Shippen, Joseph|
|Places||Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Keywords||massacre, hostility, violence, Six Nations, peace, treaty, cultural contact, custom, tradition, battle, religion, Christianity|
|Theme||American Indians and the European Powers|
|Tribe / Nation||Go to Tribes and Nations page|
|Publisher||Printed [by Anthony Armbruster]|
|Place of Publication||[Philadelphia]|
Reprinted in the London chronicle of Apr. 10, 1764, and in the Gentleman’s magazine, 1764, v. 34.
"Owing to the heated condition of Pennsylvania, the massacre assumed political importance, and was the subject of many pamphlets ... all of which relate more or less to Franklin"--Ford.
Generally attributed to Benjamin Franklin. Ascribed to the press of Franklin and Hall by Miller on the basis of the typeface used. Evans, Hildeburn, and P.L. Ford suggest Anthony Armbruster as printer.
|Library||The Newberry Library|
|Copyright||The Newberry Library|
|Collection||The Edward E. Ayer Collection|
|Reference||VAULT Ayer 185 .F8 1764|
|Catalogue Link||The Newberry Library Catalogue|