Journal, 1760, of the great council of the different Indian nations

Mss.Film.204

Date: 1760 | Size: 1 Volumes

Abstract

This journal of Post's, who was in the company of Teedyuscung, John Hays, Isaac Still, and Moses Tattamy, relates to the Indian conference held near the Ohio River. Copy in clerk's hand. Concerning message carried to Mingoes and other Ohio Indians. Includes description of conjuring ceremony.

Background note

Christian Frederick Post was a missionary and traveler; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1768.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.

Provenance

Presented by Mrs. Henry P. Gummere and accessioned, 1942.

Location of originals:

Originals in possession of Mrs. Henry P. Gummere.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Journals (notebooks).
  • Microfilm Collection

Personal Name(s)

  • Hays, John
  • Post, Christian Frederick,1710
  • Still, Isaac
  • Tattamy, Moses
  • Teedyuscung, ca. 1700-1763

Subject(s)

  • Indian councils