Source:Schaff, Gregory. Wampum Belts & Peace Trees

Source Wampum belts & peace trees
George Morgan, native Americans, and revolutionary diplomacy
Author Schaff, Gregory
Place Pennsylvania, United States
Surname Morgan
Publication information
Type Book
Publisher Fulcrum Pub.
Date issued 1990
Schaff, Gregory. Wampum belts & peace trees: George Morgan, native Americans, and revolutionary diplomacy. (Fulcrum Pub., 1990).

Hardcover, illustrations, map, index, 278 pages. A revision of the first chapter in U.S. history based on the discovery of the Morgan Papers. Featuring previously unpublished letters written by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Hancock, Benedict Arnold, and the private journal of Indian agent Col. George Morgan. Orignal speeches from the head chiefs, tribal councillors, and women leaders from over 20 Indian tribes. Their promise to remain neutral at the first U.S.-Indian Peace Treaty in 1776 gave the American Revolutionaries time to win the war against the British.