Claus, Daniel, 1727-1787
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 980
Abstract: The papers contain correspondence, legal documents, maps, and printed material by or relating to Guy Johnson and his experiences as Superintendent of Indian Affairs during the American Revolution, as well as documentation of his efforts regarding claims on his confiscated property in the United States. Series I holds Johnson's papers, which include correspondence with family members and British military officers Guy Carleton and Thomas Gage. Also present are two printed almanacs and two...
Dates: 1757-1918, bulk 1774-1820
Call Number: GEN MSS 494
Abstract: Correspondence, journals, documents, and maps by or about Guy Johnson. The early correspondence (1773-1774) includes letters from and to Guy's uncle William Johnson, and concern his illness and desire for Guy Johnson to succeed him as Indian Affairs Superintendant. William's correspondents include the Earl of Dartmouth, Secretary of State for the Colonies, and General Thomas Gage. Letters from 1775 concern the loyalty of the Six Nations to the British, and includes an intercepted letter from...