Treaty of peace with the Delaware Nation, also documentation and supplemental treaty, 1765.


Delaware Tribe of Indians. Treaty of peace with the Delaware Nation, also documentation and supplemental treaty, 1765.

Treaty of peace with the Delaware Nation, also documentation and supplemental treaty, 1765.

Treaty of peace with the Delaware Nation entered into by their deputies before Sir William Johnson, baronet, His Majesty's sole agent and superintendent of Indian affairs in the Northern Department of North America...May 8 1765. With supplemental treaty, which was bound to the main treaty, titled The Delaware deputys [sic] sent from Ohio, to strengthen, ratify and confirm the annexed treaty subscribed by Killbuck...July 12, 1765. Treaty discusses the Indians being accepted by the English in return for good behavior and the return to the English of "prisoners, deserters and negros." The Delaware also agree to open the roads through their territory to the English. The supplement is a response from other tribes to the treaty with their signatures, including the Shawnee and Mingo Indians. The treaties are signed by William Johnson and others, including the chiefs of the Delaware Nation. There are also wax seals of the signers. Included is a folder containing provenance information, letter from Mrs. Morris P. Ferris to Robert Means Thompson, and letter from George Heye to Miss Gaines, perhaps Ruth Gaines, discussing the treaties. Also Photostats and typed transcripts of the treaties.

2 folders.

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