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David Avery to Samuel Kirkland
Sorry to have missed Samuel Kirkland on his trip to New England. Mr. Dean, accompanying Avery, plans to collect Indians for Dartmouth and return to there.
David Avery to Samuel Kirkland
En route from Long Island to Hanover, will See Wheelock. Would like to visit Virginia, health permitting. Talk in Boston of Wheelock/Kirkland conflict.
David Avery to Samuel Kirkland
Commencement at Dartmouth was on the previous day. Degrees were not conferred, as a quorum of trustees was not present. Avery will spend the winter at Oneida although in poor health.
David Avery to Samuel Kirkland
To be in Uxbridge 6-8 weeks. Desires books, plans for dwelling house.
David Avery to Samuel Kirkland
Will be in Gageborough for a while. McClure and Frisbie returning from Ohio because of restless Indians.
David Avery to Samuel Kirkland
Avery desires more frequent correspondence and is dismayed at the attempts by some people to take Samuel Kirkland from his mission post. He inquires as to Kirkland's knowledge on the newly founded Grand Missionary Society in London, in regards to expanding "to the South Seas, Africa, Canada and other parts of the Pagan World." Avery also tells Kirkland of Captain Wilson's ship the Duff which "fail... [description clipped]
David Avery to Samuel Kirkland
On the way from western to eastern Long Island. Preached at Beaver Dam and many other places, has visited several sickbeds. Having considerable success: "several of both colors have appeared to be affected." Avery does not believe that his health is strong enough for a trip to Oneida in the coming winter.
David Avery to Samuel Kirkland
Notification of the religious conversion of a Miss Bettse., Description: Includes a transcription.
David Avery to Samuel Kirkland
Exults Kirkland's mission. Mentions his own poor health and depression and the trials of Miss Bette. Tells of smallpox infection in Norwich., Description: Includes a transcription.
David Cusick to Samuel Kirkland, jr.
David Cusick, a Tuscarora Indian, [see 207d] who was able to attend Hamilton Oneida Academy because of the spiritual and financial support of Samuel Kirkland, writes to Samuel Kirkland, jr. Cusick sorely misses Samuel Kirkland, jr. and says he is presently living with Samuel junior's parents, who treat him very well.
David Fowler to Wheelock
Founded scholastic and singing schools. Living is hard/uncivilized. Samuel Kirkland well: teaching children to read. Is well and content. Pupils progressing nicely. Encouraging agriculture. Received letter from Samuel Kirkland: he had a tiring journey.
David McClure to Samuel Kirkland
McClure is gathering memories of the life of Dr. Wheelock and a history of Moor's School and Dartmouth College. He needs more information and asks Kirkland to write something about Wheelock's work among the Indians. McClure says that Kirkland is the last "persevering missionary" of those who originally set out to work with the Indians. He also asks what the numbers and names were of the Senecas wh... [description clipped]
David Ramsey to Samuel Kirkland
Asks Samuel Kirkland for help with a history of the American Revolution. Particularly interested in Sullivan's expedition. Encloses list of question.
Declaration regarding Indian Territory
During the "inexecution" of the peace treaty between Great Britain and the United States, the taking possession of any Indian territory will violate his Majesty's rights and strain relations between the two countries. Acknowledgement of receipt by Thomas Little, agent for Captain Charles Williamson.
Deed -- Eli and Joel Bristol to Samuel Kirkland
Sale of a seven and one-half acre tract of land located in Paris to Samuel Kirkland for twenty shillings. -- Verification of deed by James Dean, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Oneida County, January 21, 1799.
Deed -- Samuel Kirkland to Joel Bristol
Sale of a three and three-quarter tract of land located in Paris to Joel Bristol for eight pounds. -- Verification of deed by James Dean, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Oneida County, January 21, 1799.
Deed -- Samuel Kirkland to Ralph W. Kirkland
Sale of a 125 acre parcel of land within the Kirkland Patent to Ralph W. Kirkland for one hundred and fifty pounds.
Deed and Mortgage--New York State to Jedediah Grummon
Sale of a 47 1/4-acre lot of land (lot #42) in Brothertown to Jedediah Grummon for 75 pounds. Terms of the mortgage are also included in the deed.
Deed between Chauncy Drake and Titus Post
The deed was drafted on February 23, 1802, between Drake and Posst for $340 for 22 1/2 acres of land. An inscription on the reverse is dated February 11, 1804., Description: Inscription on the reverse

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