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Joseph Johnson, letter, to the Indians at Niantic, Mohegan, Groton, Stonington, Narragansett and Montauk, 1773 December 24

Manuscript Number: 773674.1

Date: 24 December 1773

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to the Indians at Niantic, Mohegan, Groton, Stonington, Narragansett and Montauk, 1773 December 24

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipients: Niantic Tribe; Mohegan Tribe; Groton Pequots; Stonington Pequots; Narragansett Tribe; Montaukett Tribe

Abstract: On behalf of himself and six other Indian signatories, Johnson strongly urges each tribe to send a delegate to confer with the Oneidas and Sir William Johnson on the subject of lands.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1774 May 2

Manuscript Number: 774302

Date: 2 May 1774

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1774 May 2

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes of his doubt regarding his true Christian spirit, his work as a preacher and schoolmaster, the developments regarding settling in Oneida country, and his poverty.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1774 December 4

Manuscript Number: 774654

Date: 4 December 1774

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1774 December 4

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson humbly requests money to pay his debts, as well as an answer to a letter he sent to Wheelock through Jacob Fowler. He notes that soon he must go take possession of land granted to the New England Indians.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1775 February 14

Manuscript Number: 775164

Date: 14 February 1775

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1775 February 14

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson asks Wheelock to recommend him to John Rodgers so that the latter can petition for donations on Johnson’s behalf.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to John Rodgers, 1775 February 15

Manuscript Number: 775165

Date: 15 February 1775

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to John Rodgers, 1775 February 15

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Rodgers

Abstract: Johnson writes of his intention to move with several tribes to lands granted by the Oneidas, and that he has been in touch with Wheelock regarding a recommendation.

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