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David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 14

Manuscript Number767164

Date14 February 1767

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AbstractAvery requests leave to go on a ride to relax his mind.

David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 May 26

Manuscript Number767326.2

Date26 May 1767

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AbstractAvery writes to express his desire, and list his reasons, for going to college rather than early into missionary work.

David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 13

Manuscript Number768363.2

Date13 June 1768

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AbstractAvery writes that he is about to open his school with 16 students, and that Wheelock should expect a letter from Aaron Kinne as well.

David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 23

Manuscript Number768373.2

Date23 June 1768

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AbstractAvery writes that the sister of Deacon Thomas has died, and that the Oneidas have agreed to keep at least 21 children at his school.

David Avery, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 July 30

Manuscript Number768430

Date30 July 1768

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AbstractAvery updates Wheelock on the progress of his mission.

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

Manuscript Number768464.3

Date14 August 1768

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AbstractAvery 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.

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

Manuscript Number768551.1

Date1 October 1768

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AbstractAvery 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.

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

Manuscript Number768560.1

Date10 October 1768

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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.

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

Manuscript Number768567.1

Date17 October 1768

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AbstractJohnson 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.

David Avery, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 June 26

Manuscript Number769376

Date26 June 1769

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AbstractAvery writes from Yale about the conversion of fellow students. He adds a postscript regarding Wheelock's son John.