Selections from papers relating to the Six Nations, 1789-1820


Date: 1789-1820 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


These selections include letters, bills, accounts, receipts, memoranda, and official communications and documents relating to the Iroquois in New York state, selected from volumes 6-15 of O'Reilly's collections, "Mementos of western settlement," together with copies of documents from the American State Papers, etc. Included are letters of Phelps, Gorham, Chapin, Brant, Kirkland, Knox, Pickering, Irvine, and Morris. Many manuscripts appear to be from the papers of General Israel Chapin, an Indian agent.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Restrictions on Use:

These materials are not to be used for publication, or reproduction, in whole or in part, without the written consent of the New-York Historical Society.


Presented by W. N. Fenton, 1953.

Location of originals:

Originals in New York Historical Society.

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

Family Name(s)

  • Cleaveland, Moses.
  • Sergeant, John.


  • Accounts.
  • Memoranda.
  • Microfilm Collection
  • Receipts.

Personal Name(s)

  • Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807
  • Cazenove, Théophile, 1740-1811
  • Chapin, Israel
  • Ellicott, Joseph, 1760-1826
  • Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
  • McHenry, James, 1753-1816
  • Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
  • Morris, Thomas
  • O'Reilly, Henry,1806-1886,coll
  • Philips, Oliver
  • Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804


  • Iroquois Indians