Journey with the commissioners to the Indian treaty, 1793


Date: 1793 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


This is a journal of travels among the Indians to a conference in Detroit. Includes a list of the names of different Indian nations in North America, their locations, and number of fighting men. Also contains miscellaneous materials: a letter from Heckewelder to Mordecai Churchman, October 5, 1819; engraving of Heckewelder; letter of Maria Heckewelder to Matthew S. Henry requesting him to relinquish the volume and some Heckewelder letters.

Background note

John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder was a Moravian missionary.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Presented by Paul A.W. Wallace and accessioned, 1957 (1957 173mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

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


  • Journals (notebooks).


  • Anishinaabe
  • Delaware Indians
  • Indians of North America -- Government relations
  • Indians of North America -- Treaties
  • Ojibwa Indians
  • Ojibwe people
  • Quakers -- United States.
  • Shawnee Indians