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David Avery, letter, to David McClure, 1768 August 14

Manuscript Number: 768464.3

Date: 14 August 1768

Title: David Avery, letter, to David McClure, 1768 August 14

Author: Avery, David

Recipient: McClure, David

Abstract: Avery writes a collegial letter, over a few days and in segments, about the people and conditions at his mission. He notes that he will travel to Canajoharie to recruit an interpreter, and then writes from there as well.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 September 24

Manuscript Number: 768524.1

Date: 24 September 1768

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 September 24

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson relates the progress of his and Jacob Johnson's travels, and relays news of donations for the school.

David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 1

Manuscript Number: 768551.1

Date: 1 October 1768

Title: David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 1

Author: Avery, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Avery reports on various comings and goings, including the arrival of Jacob Johnson, and notes that numerous Indians are traveling to the congress at Fort Stanwix.

Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 10

Manuscript Number: 768560.2

Date: 10 October 1768

Title: Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 10

Author: Johnson, Jacob W.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes that a number of wealthy men have come to the congress and are enticing the Indians into selling their lands. Johnson has been going among the Indians trying to keep them from selling.

Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 17

Manuscript Number: 768567

Date: 17 October 1768

Title: Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 17

Author: Johnson, Jacob W.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes with news about the Congress at Fort Stanwix.

Jacob Johnson and David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 17

Manuscript Number: 768567.1

Date: 17 October 1768

Title: Jacob Johnson and David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 17

Authors: Johnson, Jacob W.; Avery, David

Recipients: Wheelock, Eleazar; Johnson, William

Abstract: Johnson and Avery write from the congress at Fort Stanwix, and enclose a copy of their petition to Sir William Johnson. Jacob Johnson adds a postscript reporting on Avery’s activities, and inquiring about American rebels in Boston.

Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 November 6

Manuscript Number: 768606

Date: 6 November 1768

Title: Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 November 6

Author: Johnson, Jacob W.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes that the cause of the Charity School was not much advanced at the Fort Stanwix Congress.

Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 December 28

Manuscript Number: 768678.1

Date: 28 December 1768

Title: Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 December 28

Author: Johnson, Jacob W.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson avows that his conduct at the Fort Stanwix Congress was unimpeachable, that he has been working alongside Kirkland, and that he hopes to see Wheelock and report in-person on the Congress.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1769 March 9

Manuscript Number: 769209.2

Date: 9 March 1769

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1769 March 9

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock writes that he has heard rumours about Occom being drunk. He reports that Hezekiah Calvin is in prison for forging a pass for a Negro, and that Joseph Johnson has not been heard from.

Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 May 14

Manuscript Number: 769313

Date: 14 May 1769

Title: Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 May 14

Author: Johnson, Jacob W.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes that, if Huntington should go to Oneida Country, it is important that he learn the Indian language. Johnson strongly urges Wheelock to employ a professor of Indian language, and counsels him not to send Ralph Wheelock on a mission before meeting with Mr. Kirtland.

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