Identifier: Mss 791114
Scope and Contents Five page letter from S. Kirkland in Stockbridge to Peter Thacher, plan to found schools among the Indians. His extra expenses during the famine of 1789. Is going to take his children into the Indian country.
Identifier: Mss 791178
Scope and Contents Two page letter from S. Kirkland in Oneida to Peter Thacher recommends a Mr. Crosby as good man to keep a school among the Indians.
Identifier: Mss 792315
Scope and Contents Six page letter from S. Kirkland of Stockbridge to Peter Thacher with a long account of his attempts to arrange a general peace among the Indians.
Identifier: Mss 792356
Scope and Contents Three page letter from S. Kirkland of Oneida to Peter Thacher congress' appropriation for educating the Indians. They are eager to learn. His plan for erecting a large school. Mr. Calkin's genius for teaching them.
Identifier: Mss 792380
Scope and Contents Six page letter from S. Kirkland near Oneida to Peter Thacher with estimate of expenses for his proposed Indian school. Quotes a letter from Joesph Brant, praising the undertaking. Calkin's fine work: he deserves more pay.
Identifier: Mss 792676
Scope and Contents Letter from S. Kirkland if Stockbridge to Peter Thacher has had trouble with his eyes. Death of Good Peter. Calkin us soured by his neglect and suffering: he should have $200 a year.
Identifier: Mss 794213
Scope and Contents Three page letter from S. Kirkland of Oriskene near Oneida to Peter Thacher informing him of a formation of a Presbitery (sic) in the region. Hears that one of Occom's partisans has written to the board against him.
Identifier: Mss 795159
Scope and Contents Two page letter from S. Kirkland of Boston to Peter Thacher telling him that he is sending a certified copy of the charter of Hamilton Oneida Academy.
Identifier: Mss 794353
Scope and Contents Three page letter from S. Kirkland of Whitestown to Peter Thacher informing him that there are reports circulated by part of the Oneidas against him. Gov. Simcoe trying to remove the Onodagoes to Grand River and the British stirring up the Indians against America.
Identifier: Mss 794559
Scope and Contents Letter from S. Kirkland of Clinton to Peter Thacher informing him that Gen. Chapin is delayed by threatening hostilities to the westward.