Holmes family papers  1791-1805
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Places visited: (for a full itinerary with page numbers see the control file)

Journals 1 and 2

  • Allegheny Mountains, New York and Pennsylvania
  • Allegheny Reservation, New York
  • Allegheny River, Pennsylvania
  • Batavia, New York
  • Bath, New York
  • Canandaigua, New York
  • Catawissa, Pennsylvania
  • Cattaragues River, New York
  • Ceres, Pennsylvania
  • Chippawa, Ontario
  • Cohocton Creek, New York
  • Crooked Lake, New York
  • Fort Erie, Ontario
  • Geneseo, New York
  • Genesinguhta, [New York]
  • Hartford Village, New York
  • Lake Erie, New York, Ontario, and Pennsylvania
  • Lake Ontario, New York
  • Lycoming, Pennsylvania
  • Maiden Creek, Pennsylvania
  • Mid Creek Settlement, New York
  • Milton, Pennsylvania
  • Morris's Mills, Pennsylvania
  • Mud Lake, New York
  • Muncy, Pennsylvania
  • New Amsterdam, New York
  • Newberry, Pennsylvania
  • Niagara Falls, Ontario
  • Niagara River, New York and Ontario
  • Pelham, Ontario
  • Pennsbury, Pennsylvania
  • Pine Creek, Pennsylvania
  • Queenston, Ontario
  • Reynolds, [Pennsylvania]
  • Roaring Creek, Pennsylvania
  • Seneca Reservation, New York
  • Short Hills, Ontario
  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Journal 3

  • Allegheny River, New York and Pennsylvania
  • Beaver, Pennsylvania
  • Beaver River, Pennsylvania
  • Bedford, Pennsylvania
  • Bridgeport, Ohio
  • Caesar Creek, Ohio
  • Catawissa, Pennsylvania
  • Cattaragues, New York
  • Centerville, Ohio
  • Ceres, Pennsylvania
  • Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Clear Creek, Ohio
  • Cold Springs, [New York]
  • Concord, Ohio
  • Connellsville, Pennsylvania
  • Cross Creek, Ohio
  • Downingtown, Pennsylvania
  • Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Fall Creek, Ohio
  • Flushing, Ohio
  • Franklin, Ohio
  • Greensburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Lancaster, Ohio
  • Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Lebanon, Ohio
  • Mahoning, Ohio
  • McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Meadville, Pennsylvania
  • Mercer, Pennsylvania
  • Miami River, Ohio
  • Middleton, Ohio
  • Morristown, Ohio
  • New Amsterdam, New York
  • Newberry, Pennsylvania
  • Newcastle, Pennsylvania
  • New Garden, Ohio
  • New Lisbon, Ohio
  • Oley, Pennsylvania
  • Pine Creek, Pennsylvania
  • Plainfield, Ohio
  • Plymouth, Ohio
  • Salem, Ohio
  • Short Creek, Ohio
  • Somerset, Pennsylvania
  • Springfield, Ohio
  • Stillwater, Ohio
  • Todd's Fork, Ohio
  • Uwchlan, Pennsylvania
  • Wagonsville, Ohio
  • Waterford, Pennsylvania
  • Waynesville, Ohio
  • Westland, Pennsylvania
  • Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Wills Creek, Ohio
  • York, Pennsylvania
  • Zanesville, Ohio

Journal 4

  • Bedford, Pennsylvania
  • Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Black Rock, [New York]
  • Brownsville, Ohio
  • Cattaraugus River, New York
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Concord, Ohio
  • Connellsville, Pennsylvania
  • Downingtown, Pennsylvania
  • Fairview, Ohio
  • Frankford, Pennsylvania
  • Franklin, Ohio
  • Fredonia, New York
  • Friendsville, Pennsylvania
  • Green Plane, Ohio
  • Hamilton, Ohio
  • Henrietta, New York
  • Ithaca, New York
  • Jamesville, Ohio
  • Lancaster, Ohio
  • Lebanon, Ohio
  • Leesburg, Ohio
  • Lehighton, Pennsylvania
  • Lockport, New York
  • Macedon, New York
  • Manchester, New York
  • Marlboro, Ohio
  • Meadville, Pennsylvania
  • Mercer, Pennsylvania
  • Montrose, Pennsylvania
  • Mount Pleasant, Ohio
  • Niagara Falls, Ontario
  • Ohio River, Ohio
  • Owego, New York
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Plainfield, Ohio
  • Queenston, Ontario
  • Ramsdale, New York
  • Richmond, Indiana
  • Richmond, Ohio
  • Ridge Road, New York
  • Rochester, New York
  • Saint Clairsville, Ohio
  • Salem, Ohio
  • Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Smithfield, Ohio
  • Somerset, Pennsylvania
  • Springboro, Ohio
  • Springfield, Ohio
  • Strasburg, Pennsylvania
  • Warrington, Pennsylvania
  • Washington, Ohio
  • Waterford, Pennsylvania
  • Waterloo, New York
  • Waynesville, Ohio
  • Westfield, New York
  • Westtown, Pennsylvania
  • Wilmington, Ohio
  • Wissahickon, Pennsylvania
  • York, Pennsylvania
  • Zanesville, Ohio
Related Materials

Related Collections at the Clements

Related Collections at Other Repositories:

  • The Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College holds a collection of Halliday Jackson manuscripts which include material related to Indian affairs and missionary work. Jackson was present on Bonsall's 1806 journey.
  • Haverford Magill Library Special Collection holds two Bonsall diaries related to his time as superintendant of the Friends Asylum. These are in their Quaker Bibliographic Materials collection.
  • Rutgers Special Collections/University Archives holds manuscripts related to Isaac Bonsall in the Joseph Gibbons papers, 1792-1838, including a journal written by Gibbons and Bonsall.
Bibliography

Elkinton, J. "The Quaker Mission Among the Indians of New York State." In Frank H. Severance (Eds.), Peace Episodes on the Niagara. Buffalo, New York: Buffalo Historical Society Publications, 1914.

Nelson, L. L. The sixty years' war for the Great Lakes, 1754-1814. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2001.

Snyderman, G. S. "Halliday Jackson's Journal of a Visit Paid to the Indians of New York (1806)." Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. Vol. 101, No. 6, 1957.