Draper manuscripts: Joseph Brant miscellanies, 1779-1892.


Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807. Draper manuscripts: Joseph Brant miscellanies, 1779-1892.

Draper manuscripts: Joseph Brant miscellanies, 1779-1892.

Printed materials primarily documenting Mohawk leader Joseph Brant's military career, including descriptions of battles at Oriskany, Saratoga, Wyoming, and Minisink, the siege of Ft. Stanwix, and a massacre at Cherry Valley; and Brant's campaign from 1778 to 1780. Also included are biographical sketches of Brant, Red Jacket, Barry St. Leger, and Philip Van Cortlandt; histories of the Susquehanna Valley; and genealogies of the Frey and Brant families.

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