Kirkland, Samuel, 1741-1808

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Clergyman and missionary among the Oneida Indians.

From the description of Diary, 1799-1801. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50722511

Born in Norwich, Connecticut and educated at the College of New Jersey, Kirkland was a student of Eleazar Wheelock. He traveled to New York where he became a missionary to the Six Nations and the Oneida peoples for more than 40 years. Kirkland is credited with preventing several conflicts between native peoples and colonists. He founded Hamilton Oneida Academy, later Hamilton College.

From the description of Papers, 1764-1808. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 80174816

Preacher and missionary to the Iroquois Indians.

From the description of Letter, 1790 February 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122487931

Missionary to Oneida Indians.

From the description of Papers relating to dispute with Guy Johnson, 1775 Feb. 14-Aug. 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122625848

Samuel Kirkland (1741-1808) was a missionary to the Oneida Indians and founder of the Hamilton-Oneida Academy, which became Hamilton College.

From the description of Papers 1765-1808. (Hamilton College). WorldCat record id: 60552671

Born in Norwich, Connecticut, in 1741. Served as a missionary to the Oneida in New York State for over forty years. He also founded Hamilton Oneida Academy, now Hamilton College, in 1793.

From the description of Samuel Kirkland journals and letters, 1764-1795. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 71244341

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creatorOf Kirkland, Samuel, 1741-1808. Letter, 1785 January 20, Stockbridge, [Mass.], to Rev. [Samuel] Mather, Boston, Mass. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Taucher, Stanley. Mining project / Stanley Taucher ; interviewed by Samuel Kirkland. Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
creatorOf Mackall, Gilbert. Mining / Gilbert Mackall ; interviewed by Samuel Kirkland. Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
creatorOf Kirkland, Samuel, 1741-1808. Samuel Kirkland diaries [microform], 1764-1808. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf New York State Library. Manuscripts and Special Collections Unit. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1635-1899. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Kirkland, Samuel, 1741-1808. Papers, 1764-1808. New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Kirkland, Samuel, 1741-1808. Samuel Kirkland journal, 1769-1772. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Colonial and early American papers, 1739-1891. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 . Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hill, Anna, 1776-1863. Journal / of Anna and Eliza Hill, 1797 Sept. 1-1803 Nov. 5. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Pozenel, Jack, 1912-. Mining project / Jack Pozenel ; interviewed by Samuel Kirkland. Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Letters, 1843 Oct. 27-1848 Feb. 12, to Samuel K. Lothrop New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798. Report on the Oneida, Stockbridge and Brotherton Indians, 1796. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Kirkland, Samuel, 1741-1808. Diary, 1799-1801. New York State Library
referencedIn Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge. [Records relating to the missionary work of Samuel Kirkland] 1771-1805. Hamilton College, Daniel Burke Library
creatorOf Kirkland, Samuel, 1741-1808. Samuel Kirkland journals and letters, 1764-1795. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Wadsworth, James, 1768-1844. Phelps-Gorham letters, 1789-1794. SUNY Geneseo, Milne Library
referencedIn Sergeant, John, 1747-1824. Letters : [New] Stockbridge and Vernon, N.Y., to Jedediah Morse, Charl[e]stown, [Mass.] and New Haven, Conn., 1797-1821. Newberry Library
referencedIn Kraege, Elfrieda A. Notes, 1966-1973. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Kanonraron, Aaron, fl. 18th cent. A true copy and translation of a letter wrote by Aaron Kanonraron : a Mohawk chief from Niagara to his brother David residing in the lower Mohawk Village : manuscript, 1776 Nov. 11. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Kraege, Elfrieda A. Ancestry of Samuel Kirkland, 20th century. New London County Historical Society
creatorOf Kirkland, Samuel, 1741-1808. Papers relating to dispute with Guy Johnson, 1775 Feb. 14-Aug. 25. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Kirkland, Samuel, 1741-1808. Papers 1765-1808. Hamilton College, Daniel Burke Library
creatorOf Colonial and Early American Papers, 1739-1910 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn United States. Congress. Broadside of report concerning Indian relations, 1785 September 12. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Schenectady, New York, General Store, Daybook, 1772-1774. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Kirkland, Samuel, 1741-1808. Letters to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767-1768. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Abraham, d. 1780. A speech of the Mohawks to the majestrates and committee of the town of Schenectady and major corporation and committee of the city of Albany & c / delivered by Little Abraham, 1775 May 20. Newberry Library
creatorOf Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Indians and Others in North America. Records, 1752-1948. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Papers of John Thornton Kirkland, and undated., 1788-1837 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Entrikin, Russell, 1902-. Mining project / Russell Entrikin ; interviewed by Samuel Kirkland. Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn James Manning papers, Manning (James) papers, 1761-1827, (bulk 1765-1791) John Hay Library
creatorOf Kirkland, Samuel, 1741-1808. Letter, 1790 February 23. American Periodical Series I
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associatedWith Avery, David, 1746-1818. person
associatedWith Backus, Ebenezer, 1740-1828. person
associatedWith Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798. person
associatedWith Boutwell, George Sewall person
associatedWith Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790. person
associatedWith Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807. person
associatedWith Buckminster, J. S. (Joseph Stevens), 1784-1812. person
associatedWith Bull, Roger person
associatedWith Burr, Aaron person
associatedWith Clay, Henry person
associatedWith Cooke, Nicholas, 1717-1782. person
associatedWith Dartmouth College. corporateBody
associatedWith Dodge, Phineas. person
associatedWith Eliot, Andrew, 1718-1778. person
associatedWith Entrikin, Russell, 1902- person
associatedWith Fonda, Jellis, 1729-1791. person
associatedWith Frisbie, Levi, 1748-1806. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Royal Navy. corporateBody
associatedWith Grotjan, P. A. person
associatedWith Hamilton Oneida Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard College (1780- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Hill, Anna, 1776-1863. person
associatedWith Huntington, Jonathan. person
associatedWith Huntington, Joseph, 1735-1794. person
associatedWith Jackson, Andrew person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas person
associatedWith Johnson, Guy, ca. 1740-1788. person
associatedWith Johnson, Jacob, 1721-1797. person
associatedWith Johnson, Samuel. person
associatedWith Johnson, William, Sir, 1715-1774. person
associatedWith Kanonraron, Aaron, fl. 18th cent. person
associatedWith Kirkland, Jerusha, 1776-1862. person
associatedWith Kirkland, John Thornton, 1770-1840. person
associatedWith Kirkland, Joseph. person
associatedWith Knox, Henry, 1750-1806. person
associatedWith Kraege, Elfrieda A. person
associatedWith Mackall, Gilbert. person
associatedWith Manning, James, 1738-1791 person
associatedWith Marquand, John Guerin person
correspondedWith Mather, Samuel, 1706-1785 person
associatedWith Moseley, Ebenezer, 1695-1773. person
associatedWith Newton, Noah person
associatedWith New York State Library. Manuscripts and Special Collections Unit. corporateBody
associatedWith Oneida Nation of New York. corporateBody
associatedWith Phillips Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith Phillips Exeter Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith Phillips, Samuel, 1752-1802. person
associatedWith Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829. person
associatedWith Pozenel, Jack, 1912- person
associatedWith Pringle, Robert person
associatedWith Roseboom family family
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin person
associatedWith Sargeant, John. person
associatedWith Sergeant, John, 1747-1824. person
associatedWith Shreve, Israel person
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associatedWith Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Indians and Others in North America. corporateBody
associatedWith Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge. corporateBody
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. person
associatedWith Tappan, David, 1752-1803. person
associatedWith Taucher, Stanley. person
associatedWith Thacher, Peter, 1752-1802. person
associatedWith Thornton, John, 1720-1790. person
associatedWith Thornton, Thomas person
associatedWith Trumbull, Jonathan, 1740-1809. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Schaack, Henry. person
associatedWith Van Schaack, Henry, 1733-1823. person
associatedWith Washington, George person
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associatedWith Wheelock, John, 1754-1817. person
associatedWith Wigglesworth, Edward, 1732-1794. person
associatedWith Willes, Joshua. person
associatedWith Wolcott, Roger person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)
United States
New York (State)
Massachusetts--Stockbridge
Stockbridge (Mass.)
New York (State)
New York (State)
New York (State)
New York (State)
Oneida Nation of New York
New York (State)
United States
New York (State)
Massachusetts
Subject
Missionaries--Diaries
Indians of North America--Religion
Diaries--Authorship--Religious aspects
Religious thought
Oneida Indians--Missions
Clergy--Diaries
Indians of North American
Indians of North America--History--18th century
Mohawk language
Iroquois Indians--Government relations
American diaries
Oneida language
Indians of North America
Iroquois Indians--Missions
Spiritual life
Coast defenses
Stockbridge Indians--Missions--History--Sources
Congregational churches--Clergy
Indians of North America--Government relations--to 1789
Missionaries
Indians of North America--Missions
Iroquoian languages
Voyages and travels--Diaries
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Birth 1741-12-01

Death 1808-02-28

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