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Beyond Penn's Treaty

Joseph Sansom


Other Names: None

Assumed Gender: Male

Birth Date: 1767

Birth Place: Unknown

Death Date: 1826

Death Place: Unknown

Affiliations: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends. Indian Committee , Society of Friends

Notes: Son of Quakers Samuel Sansom (1739-1824) and Hannah Callender Sansom. Married Beulah Biddle (1798). Produced Quaker silhouettes and designed commemorative medals. Joined John Parish in negotiations with Five Nations Indians (1791). Travelled with James Cooper and John Pierce in 1796. Member, American Philosophical Society and the Indian Committee of PYM.

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