Three page letter from Dr. Jo Kemp of Edinburgh to Dr. Thacher, Secy. with the approval of the Board's advice not to remit any money to Dr. Wheelock till the Indian School is placed on a different footing. Disappointment in Mr. Kirkland and Mr. Sergeant.
Ten page account from Ebenezer Calkin of Oneida to Peter Thacher on his school at Oneida. Complains of the small amount of his pay.
Two page letter from Ebenezer Caulking of Oneida to Peter Thacher, telling him of the difficulties including the need of books and money to carry on the school. Is holding the meeting while Kirkland goes east.
Two page letter from Ebenezar Caulking of Oneida to Peter Thacher telling him that he is sending his journal, and drawing for £30 and that a regular mail has been established from Albany to Whitestown and Genose.
Letter from Ebenezer Caulking of Paris (N.Y.) to an unidentified recipient telling him that he is teaching, during the winter, in Hamilton Academy, and has a number of Indians there.
Three page letter from Ebenezer Caulking of Oneida to Peter Thacher, Caulking is surprized to hear that the Society has decided to discontinue his school. He will remain at Oneida, and trade with the Indians. Gives bill of what the Society owes him.
Three page letter from Ebenezer Caulkins of Paris, Clinton Society to Peter Thacher telling him that he is sending his journal and a draft for £40. Would like to go back to the Indians if he could be made more comfortable.
Letter from Hendrick Aupaumut of New Stockbridge to Peter Thacher informing him that he has acted as a scribe for the Indians when they send complaints of Kirkland. Wishes the Board would send someone to look over the dispute between Kirkland and the Oneidas.
Ten page letter from Jo: Kemp of Edin(burgh) to (Peter Thacher). They cannot use the money collected for Moor's school for anything else unless they have good evidence that it has not been misappropriated. They wish a committee to examine into matters at Hanover. Quotes a letter giving a most discouraging account of conditions among the Six Nations, and of the work of Kirkland and Caulking. List of questions about Moor's School and Dartmouth College to be answered by the committee.
Three page letter from Jo: Kemp in Edin(burgh) to Peter Thacher, has paid Wheelock's bills. They are much pleased with the accounts of Kirkland. Wish more complete account of the condition of Moor's School. and c.
Letter from John Jay of New York to Peter Thacher, informing him that he does not think that missionaries can help the Indians until they become more civilized.
Six page letter Jo Kemp of Edinburgh to Peter Thacher, the Society would like John Sergeant to make his journals fuller; they are much pleased with Kirkland. Approve his plan for educating the Indians. Would like a map of the Indian country.
Two page letter from John Sergeant of Stockbridge to Peter Thacher informing him that he is in debt, and needs a larger salary.
Letter from John Sergeant of Stockbridge to Peter Thacher informing him that he incloses his journal and that his English hurt by writing so much in Indian. Also has a need of more books.
Letter from John Sergeant of Stockbridge to Peter Thacher informing him that the work among the Indians is going well.