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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)
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
Culture Area Northeast
Publisher Printed [by Anthony Armbruster]
Place of Publication [Philadelphia]
Additional Information

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