Pemberton, Israel,, Scarouady,, Weiser, Conrad,, Montour, Andrew,Claus, Daniel. (Eds.) () Copy of some conferences held with the IndiansPhiladelphiaMLA Citation
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Copy of some conferences held with the Indians [manuscript] : Philadelphia, 1756 Apr. 19-23.
|Physical Description:||1 item (10 p.) ; 24 cm.
|Summary:||Contemporary copy of the proceedings of several meetings held in Philadelphia during April, 1756, between Quakers, led by Israel Pemberton, who wished to preserve peace with the Indians, and representatives of the Six Nations led by western Pennsylvania Oneida chief "Scarroyada" (also known as Scarouady and Half King). At the conferences, the Indians and Quakers agreed to work to promote a peacable settlement between the government of Pennsylvania and the warring Delaware Indians. The proceedings, probably recorded by interpreters Conrad Weiser, Andrew Montour, and Daniel Claus, contain the remarks of Pemberton and Scarouady. They also list the Indian and Quaker delegates attending each meeting, including Kaghswooghtaniyonde or Old Belt, Kayenguirigoa or Jonathan, Conachtego, Abraham Farrington, Joshua Dixon, Owen Jones, Anthony Benezet, James Pemberton, Mary Pemberton, William Logan, John Smith, Mordecai Yarnall, Thomas Brown, Anthony Morris, etc.
|Notes:||Forms part of the Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library)
Title supplied from endorsement.
Caption title: Substance of an occasional conversation with several Indians after dinner at Israel Pembertons ...
Text on p. -; endorsement on p. 
Leaf  damaged at left margin with some loss of text.
Another copy of ms. held by Haverford College.
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779.
Scarouady, Oneida chief, d. 1757.
Weiser, Conrad, 1696-1760.
Montour, Andrew, b. ca. 1705.
Claus, Daniel, 1727-1787.
Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library)
Newberry Library. Manuscript. Ayer MS 868.