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Alex Miller to Samuel Kirkland
Miller received Samuel Kirkland's letter of the 31. Unfortunately, the coffers have run dry, and Miller is unable to pay Kirkland's 100 dollars. However, Joseph Kirkland owes money, so Miller will have him send it to Samuel Kirkland. If Joseph doesn't have the money, Samuel should impress upon him the necessity. Miller is very grateful for Samuel Kirkland's journals which he just received.
Alex Miller to Samuel Kirkland
Miller apologizes that Samuel Kirkland has not received the money from Joseph Kirkland. The board of directors is meeting on the 16th of January, and Miller will try and get as much money as possible from them for Samuel Kirkland. P.S. How much will it cost to have the Missionary's short catechism translated into the Oneida language?
Alex Miller to Samuel Kirkland
Miller received Samuel Kirkland's journals with his requests for certain letters. Kirkland's requests will be brought before the board on September 4.
Alex Miller to Samuel Kirkland
The board of directors' meeting produced a resolution stating that due to insufficient funds of the Society no further money can be forwarded to Samuel Kirkland. However, the board is trying to collect money, and they just received a deed for land of the Oneidas.
Alex Miller to Samuel Kirkland
The board has agreed with Samuel Kirkland to send a committee to visit him to observe the state of affairs among the Oneidas. They want Mr. Palmer to be more effective as a missionary. Miller talks about the state of the Indians and Palmer's role among them, emphasizing the need to break the communications gap between whites and Indians. The board resolved to employ Kirkland in translating certain... [description clipped]
Alex Miller to Samuel Kirkland
The reason for Samuel Kirkland not receiving any money from the board is that Kirkland didn't teach Mr. Palmer the Indian Language or prepare him for missionary duties. The board is disappointed that Kirkland spent only half the time at Oneida during the summer. Miller suggests a list of important words be drafted up in English and Indian to help in communication.
An address of the Oneida Sachems to a party of young warriors, bound to Gen. Washington, conducted by Major de Tousard.
Article in London Chronicle: Sachem's address, interpreted by Samuel Kirkland., Description: p. 210, column 1.
Andrew Elliot to Samuel Kirkland
After reading the Articles of Agreement with Wheelock, the Board has decided "that it would have been as well if you had not seen him". The LCBC should be informed of future transactions with Wheelock. Dispute with Sir William Johnson should be straightened out. The Board is taking care to prevent the publishing of the portions of Kirkland's journals referring to Johnson. Crosby to be assisted.
Andrew Elliot to Samuel Kirkland
Pleased with the account of Crosby's mission. Desires Samuel Kirkland to send more frequent journals. Wheelock has again written the Board. Samuel Kirkland is not to have anything to do with him without consulting the LBCB. The board is looking to send out an additional missionary.
Andrew Elliot to Samuel Kirkland
Quotes from a letter from Dr. Erskine to Dr. Chauncey. Is favorable to Samuel Kirkland. Elliot warns Kirkland of being "used cruelly by those who pretend to be your friends." Wheelock has procured 3 Stockbridges for Dartmouth.
Andrew Elliot to Samuel Kirkland
Board advancing Samuel Kirkland on his salary. Cautions Samuel Kirkland about drawing on the Boards funds, as their treasury is often empty. Have heard nothing from Crosby (as usual). SSPCK appears pleased with Samuel Kirkland's efforts. Hopes that the Six Nations will not oppose the colonies.
Andrew Elliot to Samuel Kirkland
Butler to serve as the Board's new missionary. Samuel Kirkland's journal received, will be sent to Scotland when the whole Board has read it. Advises Kirkland not to work so hard. Troops are in Boston and the Port is closed. General Gage "behaves with great prudence.", Description: Includes a transcription.
Articles of Agreement between Mr. Kirkland and Eleazer Wheelock
Attributes the late misunderstanding to the work of Satan. Recognizes that Samuel Kirkland's commitment to the London Board of Correspondents in Boston now more important than his other (earthly) commitments. Kirkland did suffer for supplies under Wheelock's patronage, although this was not because of willful neglect on Wheelock's part. Kirkland has not personally benefitted from any patronage, bu... [description clipped]
Asa Danforth to Samuel Kirkland
In need of a school for whites and Indians.
B. Woodward to Samuel Kirkland
G.W. Kirkland returning to Oneida. Speaks very highly of him.
Barna Bidwell to Samuel Kirkland
Description: Enclosing copy of Dr. Aryton's commencement address.
Biblical translation? "Nok ne Ro-nigough-vi-yoh-ston... "
Item 1: Psalm 12, Item 2: "Nok ne Ro-nigough...", Description: Written in an Iroquoian language.
Bills of Exchange
Bills of exchange for Kirkland's salary
Business transaction written in an Iroquoian language
Business Transaction. "dressing hog, killing 9 hogs, 1 day's work" etc., Description: Written in an Iroquoian language. May be part of document il410.
Business transaction written in an Iroquoian language
Business Transaction. "ie Keithasde noniasyon", Description: Written in an Iroquoian language. May be part of document il409.

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