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

Manuscript Number768560.2

Date10 October 1768

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AbstractJohnson 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 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.

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

Manuscript Number768567

Date17 October 1768

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AbstractJohnson writes with news about the Congress at Fort Stanwix.

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

Manuscript Number768606

Date6 November 1768

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AbstractJohnson 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 Number768678.1

Date28 December 1768

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AbstractJohnson 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.

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

Manuscript Number769313

Date14 May 1769

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AbstractJohnson 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.

Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 June 15

Manuscript Number769365

Date15 June 1769

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AbstractJohnson writes about the prospect of war among the western nations of Indians.