Sir William Johnson, Highland Scots, and American Indians

Calloway, Colin G.; Occam, Samson
April 2008
New York History;Spring2008, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p163
Academic Journal
Johnson Hall has long been recognized as a meeting ground of cultures, where Indians and Europeans reached across the gulf separating tribal and colonial society. But the presence of Highland Scots on Johnson's estates complicates this binary and offers an opportunity to consider the interactions of Indians and some Europeans as a meeting of peoples from two tribal worlds.


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