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Title An account of a visit by Indian Chief Papoonahoal and others of the Minisink Tribe, to the Quakers in Philadelphia [manuscript]: 1760
Document Type Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Account of the July 1760, visit of representatives of the Minisink tribe to Philadelphia, their audience with the Governor, and return to an Indian village near Bethlehem. Included are excerpts from Papoonahoal’s speeches concerning the delegation’s return of captives and stolen horses, refusal of presents, desire to live in peace, fur trade complaints, and intention to confer with the Quakers on religious matters. Also a summary of the Governor’s response, and a report on the group’s deportment in Philadelphia and on the return journey.
Names Papoonahoal, Chief; Hamilton, Governor, James
Places Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States
Keywords captive, peace, fur trade, religion, Quaker, journey, horse, neutrality, speech
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information

FULL TITLE: An account of a visit lately made to the people called Quakers, in Philadelphia, by Papoonahoal, an Indian chief and several other Indians, chiefly of the Minisink tribe [manuscript]: with the substance of their conferences on that occasion, 1760.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 8
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue