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Cornplanter Seneca chief 1732?-1836

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Works: 80 works in 166 publications in 2 languages and 2,760 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Biography  Legends  Portraits  Surveys  Treaties  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E99.I7, 398.2109701
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The legends of the Iroquois, told by "the Cornplanter" by William Walker Canfield( Book )

9 editions published between 1902 and 2002 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work presents some of the oldest and most-told legends and fables of the Iroquois people, as told by Seneca Chief Cornplanter
The legends of the Iroquois by William Walker Canfield( Book )

25 editions published between 1902 and 1996 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work presents the stories and legends of the Iroquois people, as told by the famed Seneca chief, Cornplanter, in the 17 and 1800s
The Cornplanter memorial : an historical sketch of Gy-ant-wa-chia -- the Cornplanter, and of the six nations of Indians by James Ross Snowden( )

2 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published to celebrate the works and legacy of Cornplanter, a notable Seneca war chief during conflicts like the American Revolution, this volume includes a biography of his life, speeches about the Seneca Nation and more
Some transactions between the Indians and Friends in Pennsylvania, in 1791 by Philadelphia Meeting For Sufferings (Society of Friends)( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iroquois legends by Marian E Miller( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legends of the Iroquois : told by 'the Cornplanter' ; from authoritative notes and studies by William Walker Canfield( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief account of the proceedings of the committee : appointed in the year 1795 by the Yearly meeting of Friends of Pennsylvania, New-Jersey, &c., for promoting the improvement and gradual civilization of the Indian natives by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends( Book )

1 edition published in 1805 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of John Abeel, a captivity narrative : by Cornplanter( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description: John Abeel lived near Albany and became a prisoner in Quebec during King George's War. The journal gives Abeel's account of a raiding party of "35 Indians and seven whites" into Montreal in 1742. After burning some houses Abeel was taken prisoner. He and 14 others (10 of them Indians) were "put in the dungeon and put in irons ... After that, the Indians were separated from us and we freed from our shackles but remained in that dark hole ..." Abeel's imprisonment lasted three years, until an exchange was negotiated by New York Governor George Clinton
Documents relative to Indian affairs( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Three letters from the Chiefs and Counselors of the Six Nations (Corn Plant, Half Town, and Big Tree) to President George Washington. Joseph Nicholson served as the interpreter for the Chiefs, and with others witnessed the Chiefs' signatures on the letters. The letters are dates December 1790, January 1791, and February 1791. The letters are regarding possession of Indian land and the Treaty of Fort Stanwix (1768). President Washington's responses to the first two letters are included. The response to the third letter is from Mr. Knox, Secretary of War. He informs the Chiefs that the President will send a schoolmaster to reside with them and instruct their children. A copy of the treaty is included at the end of text with the title: "A Treaty between the United States of America, and the Tribes called the Six Nations."
Bleecker, Collins and Abeel families papers by Bleecker family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection consists of correspondence, maps, surveys, deeds and land papers, military records, wills, and other papers of the Bleecker and Collins families and of John Abeel of Albany, N.Y
Receipt for payment to Indians by United States( )

1 edition published in 1812 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

ADS, receipt for three-year annuity past due from estate of Oliver Phelps and others. Erastus Granger was the Indian agent involved
Receipts for payments to Indians by United States( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Six receipts for annuities paid to Indian chiefs and one receipt for payment for interpreter services
Talk given to Seneca chiefs by John C Calhoun( )

1 edition published in 1823 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Talk given by John C. Calhoun, 14 Mar. 1823, to Seneca chiefs Red Jacket, Jack Berry, and Cornplanter. Talk includes discussion of annuities, continuation of the services of Jasper Parish and Horatio Jones, the possible relocation of the Seneca, and the theft of lumber by white settlers
Letters : to Cornplanter by Cornplanter( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

ALS, Th. Jefferson, Washington, to the Cornplanter, the Stinking Fish and Gachgewashe, re sale of Indian lands, 11 Feb. 1803; ALS, Genesinguhta, Isaac Coats, Isaac Bonsall, Tho. Stewardson, John Shoemaker, to Cornplanter and the other chiefs of the Seneca nation residing on the Allegany River, re settlers along the Allegany River, 24 July 1803
Cornplanter (Seneca Chief) receipt by Cornplanter( )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Buffalo. Receipt for annuity paid through Erastus Granger. Witnessed by Vincent and J.B. Grant. Signed by Cornplanter, his mark. Name written as "Corn Planter."
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, General Assembly Records( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A small collection of records of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania holds late eighteenth and early nineteenth-century correspondence, reports, petitions, and maps filed with the Assembly by government officials, politicians, corporations, and citizens. Among the documents are letters sent to the Senate by Governor Thomas Mifflin (1744-1800), and the Seneca Indian Chief Cornplanter (1732?-1836) who appeared before the legislators in 1790
Records by Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Topics discussed include attempts to Christianize the Indians, improve living conditions, Indian education, Chilocco Indian School, use of peyote and alcohol, disease, Indian dances, conflicts with other religious denominations, difficulties in finding suitable missionaries, protection of Indians from schemes and abuses (in particular, Martin J. Bentley's attempts to defraud the Kickapoos). Correspondents include Samuel M. Brosius, Clark Brown, George N. Hartley, William P. Haworth, Rayner W. Kelsey, Rachel Kirk, John Nicholson, Walter Smedley, Matthew K. Sniffen, Jonathan M. Steere, Elizabeth Test, Herbert Welsh and others. Also 2 folders (1758-1807) of letters, minutes, invoices, accounts and misc. papers related to Friends' earlier dealings with Indians; includes minutes and letters (1758-1759) of the "Friendly Association" related to Israel Pemberton's purchase of goods to accompany General Forbes
Records by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers (ca. 1789-1918) of Joseph S. Elkinton include journal, notebooks, correspondence, transcripts, etc.; 13 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings on Indians (1878-1909); 15 v. of "Indian Records" (handwritten transcripts of mss. (1502-1903) related to Indians and the Committee); issues of The Friend, 1904-1905 (review of Committee's work 1795-1894); papers (1942-1969) of Robert and Edith Reeves Solenberger include notes and report on Allegany Reservation (1942), correspondence re: Kinzua Dam project, Indian related publications (Kinzua Planning Newsletter, 1962-1967; Rosebud Sioux Herald, 1964-1966, etc.). Annual reports, etc. from Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia, Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs, etc
John Abeel account record by Cornplanter( )

in Dutch and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bill to Evert Wendel, dated Albany, February 1704-1706
 
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The legends of the Iroquois, told by "the Cornplanter"
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A Friend among the Senecas : the Quaker mission to Cornplanter's peopleKinzua : from Cornplanter to the CorpsThe hatchet and the plow : the life and times of Chief Cornplanter
Alternative Names
Abeel, John, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836

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Gy-ant-wa-kia, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836

Gyantwahia, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836

Kaythwahkeh, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836

Ki-en-twa-ke, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836

O'Bail, John, 1732?-1836

O'Bail, John, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836

O'Ball, John, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836

O'Beale, John, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836

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