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This project is administered by the South Central Regional Library Council with funding from the Institue for Museum and Library Services.
Revolutionary War Era Collections and Sets
NY Heritage Digital Collection | Recognizing Women's Right to Vote in New York State Women's Rights Activity from 1776-1848
New York Heritage Material about the American Revolution
Burning of Coreorgonel by Colonel Dearborn, September 24, 1779
American Revolution Artifacts and Images
General Washington's original sleeping and office tent, parts of which appear in this early 20th century photograph, was carefully preserved by generations of the Custis and Lee families following the deaths of George and Martha Washington. (From the Museum of the American Revolution)
Haudenosaunee in the Revolution
Veterans Treaty - December 2, 1794
This is a transcription of the 1794 treaty between the United States and the "Oneida, Tuscorora and Stockbridge Indians, dwelling in the Country of the Oneidas".
The Constitution of the Iroquois Nations
This version is prettier for online reading, but more challenging to print than the one above.
Speech of Ten Oneida Warriors to General Clinton, Lake Otsego, July 5th, 1779
Speech of Ten Oneida Warriors concerning the relationship between the Onedias and the Continental Army during the Sullivan Expedition of the American Revolution.
"We Suppose you Imagine we have Come here in order to Attend you upon your Expedition but we are Sorry to Inform you that Our Situation is such as will not admit of it.
From Intelligence which we may depend upon, we have reason to belive [sic] that the Six Nations mean to embrace the opportunity of our Absence in order to destroy our Cartels, there accounts we have by Spys from among them, and we know that a Considerable body of them are now Collected at Cayuga for that purpose.."