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C.H. Broadhead to the Trustees of Hamilton Oneida Academy
Broadhead deeds his title on the boarding house in Clinton to the Trustees.
Captain Chapin to Samuel Kirkland
Chapin met the Indians who recently travelled to Grand River. He thanks Samuel Kirkland for his letter, and he discusses the situation of the Oneidas. He is happy to hear that religion is still prominent among the Oneidas.
Captain Isaac Shonadoinanee to Samuel Kirkland
Description: Written in an Iroquoian language.
Captain John to John Wheelock
Samuel Kirkland's translation. Replies to Wheelock's welcome. (see 151d) Compliments Dartmouth. Addresses the graduating class.
Census of the Six Nations
Census gives Nation's names, tribal names, location of tribes, family names, English translation of family's name, the family mark and the number of men, women, girls, boys, and children in each family. Also sum total of the Six Nations.
Census of the Six Nations
Lists numbers of Indians living in various Nations and also scattered about New York, Pennsylvania and Canada. Some names of chiefs., Description: Transcription is not accurate.
Certificate -- Samuel Kirkland and the Hamilton Oneida Academy Board of Trustees
This document certifies that Samuel Kirkland gave money to the Hamilton Oneida Academy Trustees for the building of the Academy. Several donations over the years bring the total amount to 1221 dollars.
Charles Webster to Samuel Kirkland
Webster says the committee received Samuel Kirkland's letter and money which was delivered by Captain Lay. He appreciates it but would have preferred the entire amount.
Chiefs of the Oneida Nation to the Inhabitants of New England
Ask that their Eastern Brothers be allowed to move freely into New York. Vow again not to disrupt the neutrality., Description: Includes a transcription.
Committee of the Albany Presbitery to the ministers of the Association in and about Whitestown
They talk about the benefit of uniting all ministers and Christians together "in brotherly love" and "in all proper demonstration of that Christian affection." They have heard that in the Oneida area there is a division and dispute among ministers, church, and the people. They are afraid that the region might fall into the hands of the Baptists or Methodists, unless there is renewed action and org... [description clipped]
Committee of the Albany Presbitery to the ministers of the Association in and about Whitestown (copy of)
They talk about the benefit of uniting all ministers and Christians together "in brotherly love" and "in all proper demonstration of that Christian affection." They have heard that in the Oneida area there is a division and dispute among ministers, church, and the people. They are afraid that the region might fall into the hands of the Baptists or Methodists, unless there is renewed action and org... [description clipped]
Condoling Speech to a Sachem on the death of some relative
Description: Written in an Iroquoian language.
Cornelius Davis to Samuel Kirkland
Davis informs Samuel Kirkland that he is publishing a religious magazine and would greatly appreciate contributions from Kirkland, particularly in regard to his experience with the Indians.
Cornelius Davis to Samuel Kirkland
Davis is in dire need of money and asks Samuel Kirkland to send some by safe hands or by Kirkland's neighbors. He hopes Kirkland will continue his Magazine subscription. He says that seven copies are forthcoming.
Dartmouth College to Samuel Kirkland and Captain John
Welcomes Samuel Kirkland and John to commencement.
David Avery to Dr. Emmons
Avery received Emmons' letter prolonging his missionary term until May 15. He says that settlers have come to this region not for religion, but to make their fortunes. There are many uncouth and unsavory "hirelings" around, and some missionaries have strayed from the doctrine. Avery advocates fewer "transient preachers," and a more serious adherence to the doctrine. Several societies need missiona... [description clipped]
David Avery to Jerusha Kirkland
Expects to soon return to Oneida. Relates speech of Indians to Wheelock.
David Avery to Samuel Kirkland
Accepted position at Gageborough. His parish is helping to pay off Dartmouth debts. McClure "has been in danger of his life from the (Ohio) Indians."
David Avery to Samuel Kirkland
Avery introduces Reverend Sherman. Avery asks Kirkland to show Sherman around Oneida. There is a great opposition to Avery in the Massachusetts Missionary Society, and he does not expect to be employed by them much longer.
David Avery to Samuel Kirkland
Avery has been upholding Samuel Kirkland's honor and reputation, dispelling any evil rumors. Avery has recently been on mission in the district of Maine, and he has served several stints as a teacher. Now he is responsible for the regulating of churches.

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