Draper manuscripts: Daniel Brodhead papers, 1775-1846.


Brodhead, Daniel, 1736-1809. Draper manuscripts: Daniel Brodhead papers, 1775-1846.

Draper manuscripts: Daniel Brodhead papers, 1775-1846.

Papers of Daniel Brodhead, an officer in the Continental Army, who served as an Indian negotiator and as commander of the Western Department, headquartered at Fort Pitt from 1779-1781. Included are correspondence, speeches, and treaty papers, 1775-1781, concerning Indian leaders Big Cat, Captain John Killbuck, Jr., Captain Johnny (also known as Israel), Captain Pipe (Hopocan) and John Montour of the Delaware; Half King (Tanacharison) of the Seneca and Samuel Houston (known as Raven) of the Cherokee; as well as copies of letters from George Washington to Brodhead, and Draper's copy of Brodhead's outgoing correspondence letterbook for 1780-1781.

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