List of books taken by David Fowler into Mohawk Country, 1768


ms number768900.2

abstractA list of religious and instructional texts brought by David Fowler on his mission.

handwritingInformal handwriting is occasionally difficult to decipher. It is uncertain whose hand it is.

paperSmall single sheet is in good condition, with light creasing, staining and wear.


noteworthyAn editor, likely 19th-century, has added the note “Book Fowler” to one verso. This note has not been included in the transcription.

Modernized Version Deletions removed; additions added in; modern spelling and capitalization added; unfamiliar abbreviations expanded.

Persistent Identifier
Books that David Fowler Carried into the Mohawk Country from the library to distribute among the Boys that are keeping School there, and for himself—
  • 20 New Spelling Book, author — Gilles [illegible: [guess: K]]er —
  • 10 Smaller entitled the British instructor
  • 2 first Set small catechisms. by John Watts
  • 2 Second Set — [illegible][guess: I].[illegible] — by John Watts
  • 1 Book, [illegible][guess: I]. Divine Breathing. by John Beart. A.
  • 1 Book containing of twenty five discourses suitable to the Lords Supper — by John Owen
  • 1 Schoolmaster's Assistant —
Non-contemporary, not transcribed.