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Collection: Great Britain Indian Department Collection, 1753-1795

supercooknot
supercooknot added a note to page 2 in the work Manuscript Letter to "Mon pere" [William Johnson?], Undated; s.l., saying “this page is in french so i cannot transcribe it”Note Added
supercooknot
supercooknot added a note to page 1 in the work Manuscript Letter to "Mon pere" [William Johnson?], Undated; s.l., saying “this page is illegible”Note Added
dgmoore2016
dgmoore2016 added a note to page 103 in the work Albany Commissioners of Indian Affairs Reports, June 1753 - May 1755, saying “How do I make save this as "Need to Review"?”Note Added
dgmoore2016
dgmoore2016 added a note to page 1 in the work G[uy] Johnson DS, "Abstract of Indians Cloathed", September 24, 1781 - March 25, 1781; s.l., saying “I made entries on Number 16, but not on Number 17. ”Note Added
Dennis K
Dennis K added a note to page 70 in the work Albany Commissioners of Indian Affairs Reports, June 1753 - May 1755, saying “Marked as "reviewed" in error - needs Review.”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 49 in the work Albany Commissioners of Indian Affairs Reports, June 1753 - May 1755, saying “One of the listed names is Johan Jost Petrie (1686-1770). This scribe spells his name as "John jost Petre." He died in German Flats, Herkimer, New York. He was taken prisoner by the Indians in 1757 along with members of his family. According to a ...”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 49 in the work Albany Commissioners of Indian Affairs Reports, June 1753 - May 1755, saying “In the summary of the accounts, there is a discrepancy in the addition.”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 32 in the work Albany Commissioners of Indian Affairs Reports, June 1753 - May 1755, saying “The various scribes in this document spell the location of these meetings of the Commissioners differently. The meetings were held in Robert Lottridge's establishment. He was an innkeeper in Albany. One of the scribes spells his name "Luttridge." ”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 18 in the work Albany Commissioners of Indian Affairs Reports, June 1753 - May 1755, saying “A "shroud" is a type of cloth.”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 18 in the work Albany Commissioners of Indian Affairs Reports, June 1753 - May 1755, saying “In the last line, the gift given to the sachems is "12 ells ozenbrigs." "Ell" is a measurement equal to 45 inches, and "ozenbrig" is a coarse linen cloth.”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 7 in the work [Robert Adams] DS Copy to John Johnson, February 20, 1788; Albany, [New York], saying “Peter W. Yates (1747-1826), whose signature appears at the end of this document, was a lawyer from Albany, New York. In 1786 he was a delegate to the Continental Congress.”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 4 in the work Chiefs of the Shawanese, Mingoes, Delawares, and Cherokees Manuscript Document, "At Council held at Wakitunikee", May 18, 1785, saying “"Wakatumikie" is probably the 1785 spelling of present-day Wakatomika, an unincorporated community in Coshocton County, Ohio, along the Little Wakatomika Creek.”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 3 in the work Chiefs of the Shawanese, Mingoes, Delawares, and Cherokees Manuscript Document, "At Council held at Wakitunikee", May 18, 1785, saying “At the end, McCormick identifies himself as "Commissary Clerk, Indian Department."”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 5 in the work [Guy Johnson] Manuscript Journal, June 1, 1780 - June 13, 1780; Little Niagara, saying “"Jadaghque" is a phonetic spelling of "Chautauqua", a portage place on Lake Erie.”Note Added
anneec
anneec added a note to page 8 in the work Manuscript "True Copy of the Articles of a Treaty made at Fort Harmar", January 9, 1789, saying “I did not know what to do with the symbols used to sign and skipped this page as a result. ”Note Added
daviswt
daviswt added a note to page 13 in the work Albany Commissioners of Indian Affairs Reports, June 1753 - May 1755, saying “Again, the formatting is weird for these entries and I've tried to use tables to help it make a little more sense, but now the big body paragraph won't show up in my preview so I'm not entirely sure what to do.”Note Added
daviswt
daviswt added a note to page 11 in the work Albany Commissioners of Indian Affairs Reports, June 1753 - May 1755, saying “This is the first page that follows a more traditional table. This format doesn't exactly match line for line but seems to be the best fit?”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 3 in the work [Guy Johnson] Manuscript Journal, June 1, 1780 - June 13, 1780; Little Niagara, saying “Eli and Sarah Plummer were the children of John Plummer, who was killed by the Indians near Bedford, Pennsylvania. The children were taken prisoner. They were marched to Canada where Sarah remained with the Indians for the rest of her life. Eli wa...”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 1 in the work [Guy Johnson] Manuscript Journal, June 1, 1780 - June 13, 1780; Little Niagara, saying “Sayenqueraghta (1707-1786) was the war chief of the eastern Seneca tribe in the mid-18th century.”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 2 in the work John Johnston ALS to John Butler, October 1777; "Senake Country," "Connatasage", saying “At the end of line 3, I think the word is meant to be a French word, "embonpoint", meaning "in good condition."”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 2 in the work Ph. Livingston, Jr. ALS to W[illia]m Johnson, March 13, 1769; New York, saying “"Bart." at the end of William Johnson's name is an abbreviation for "Baronet."”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 3 in the work [Benajmin Roberts] Ms. Journal Copy, August 2, 1768, saying “"Isle Pero" may be Saint-Pierre, near Quebec City.”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 1 in the work [Benajmin Roberts] Ms. Journal Copy, August 2, 1768, saying “Henry Bostwick was a trader captured by the Ottawas in 1763.”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 1 in the work [Benajmin Roberts] Ms. Journal Copy, August 2, 1768, saying “The "C.I.A." abbreviation may stand for Commissary Indian Agent. Benjamin Roberts was appointed by Sir William Johnson as Indian department commissary.”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 1 in the work [Benajmin Roberts] Ms. Journal Copy, August 2, 1768, saying “Captain Frederick Christopher Spiesmacher was Ainsse's commanding officer at Michimilimackinac.”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 1 in the work [Benajmin Roberts] Ms. Journal Copy, August 2, 1768, saying “"Interpreter Ainse" was Joseph-Louis Ainsse (1744-1802). Ainsse was an important witness in the treason trial of Robert Rogers, Commandant at Michimilimackinac in 1768. ”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 1 in the work D. Wynkoop ALS to William Johnson, July 16, 1773; Kingston, [New York], saying “"Bart" at the end is an abbreviation for "Baronet."”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 1 in the work W[illiam] Johnson ADS, "Examination of Cornelius Van Slyck", July 21, 1767; Johnson Hall, [New York], saying “Johnson uses "wh.", with the "h" in superscript, as an abbreviation for "which."”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 1 in the work W[illiam] Johnson ADS, "Examination of Cornelius Van Slyck", July 21, 1767; Johnson Hall, [New York], saying “Johnson abbreviates "about" as "abt."”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 1 in the work W[illiam] Johnson ADS, "Examination of Cornelius Van Slyck", July 21, 1767; Johnson Hall, [New York], saying “Johnson uses "yt", the "t" in superscript, for "that."”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 1 in the work W[illiam] Johnson ADS, "Examination of Cornelius Van Slyck", July 21, 1767; Johnson Hall, [New York], saying “"&c" is used commonly, meaning "etc."”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 1 in the work W[illiam] Johnson ADS, "Examination of Cornelius Van Slyck", July 21, 1767; Johnson Hall, [New York], saying “Johnson uses "ye", with the "e" in superscript, for the word "the." ”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 3 in the work B[enjamin] Roberts ALS to William Johnson, December 24, 1766; Niagara, saying “At the end, Roberts mentions that he has no recommendation from "Johnson Hall." This is a reference to Sir William Johnson, the Superintendent of Indian Affairs in New York at the time. Johnson Hall was the name of his home.”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 2 in the work B[enjamin] Roberts ALS to William Johnson, December 24, 1766; Niagara, saying “Sally Mentour (1728-1823) was known as "Oneida Sally" an Indian woman from Pennsylvania. She was a consummate trader.”Note Added
christiank
christiank added a note to page 1 in the work B[enjamin] Roberts ALS to William Johnson, December 24, 1766; Niagara, saying “DeConagne was an interpreter at Niagara.”Note Added
anneec
anneec added a note to page 3 in the work Rich[ar]d Butler DS Copy to Chiefs of the Five Nations, [1791]; s.l., saying “I was very unsure of capitalization.”Note Added
anneec
anneec added a note to page 3 in the work Geo[rge] Walls DS Copy to Shawanese Nation, May 3, 1783; Fort Nelson, Falls of the Ohio, saying “Writing cut off at the left hand margin. ”Note Added
anneec
anneec added a note to page 1 in the work Manuscript "Minutes of Sir W[illia]m Johnsons Congress with the Indians…", July 8, 1764; Niagara.0001.009, saying “I do not understand how to create columns. ”Note Added
anneec
anneec added a note to page 4 in the work D. Wynkoop ALS to William Johnson, July 16, 1773; Kingston, [New York], saying “Bart for Baronet?”Note Added
anneec
anneec added a note to page 3 in the work W[illia]m Johnson DS to Sachems and Chiefs of the Stockbridge Indians, July 25, 1763; Johnson Hall, [New York], saying “No text.”Note Added
anneec
anneec added a note to page 2 in the work W[illia]m Johnson DS to Sachems and Chiefs of the Stockbridge Indians, July 25, 1763; Johnson Hall, [New York], saying “No text. Reverse?”Note Added
anneec
anneec added a note to page 3 in the work G[oldsbro]w Banyar DS Copy, January 19, 1763; Fort George, New York, saying “Reverse?”Note Added
anneec
anneec added a note to page 1 in the work G[oldsbro]w Banyar DS Copy, January 19, 1763; Fort George, New York, saying “What I read as Connajoharie must be Canajoharie. ”Note Added
anneec
anneec added a note to page 2 in the work W[illia]m Johnson 2 ADsS to Benjam[i]n Ashly, February 22, 1757; [Fort Johnson, New York] Writer Johnson, William, 1715-1774, saying “Is this perhaps the reverse of page 1? ”Note Added