Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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Overview and metadata sections
The Walking Treaty between Thomas Penn and the Delaware Indians accorded to Pennsylvania as much land as a man could walk in one and a half days. In 1737 Thomas Penn commissioned trained men to walk a cleared path and thereby gain strategically important land belonging to the Delaware tribe.
- Delaware Indians
- Indians of North America -- Pennsylvania -- Treaties
- Indian land transfers
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Access Restrictions
This collection is available for research use.