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David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 10

Manuscript Number768560.1

Date10 October 1768



AbstractAvery writes from the congress at Fort Stanwix. He reports that Sir William Johnson may not be as friendly to the design as he appears, that the Indians are in danger of selling their lands for trinkets and blankets, and that efforts are being made to get them to prize their lands more dearly.