61 Matching Annotations
  1. Oct 2019
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    1. romourJaintlatteroflaatfallyouwillinfarthatI.th1nkitbest,&desirennberemovadfromthisstationonaccountatSomeprejudicesagainatme,here,inthemindsofacmeoftheBnhnd.-I.stillthinkthegem

      Ely wants to leave Fond du Lac because some of the Board has prejudices against him being there

    2. oreoftheIndianswishtosettledownasisnowantio-ipated,andshonldthe.missionbenomoreinterrupedinitscoursebytheIndianshostilities,threemalemissionariesmightbeveryprofitablyemployedat

      Ayer is misleading in his attempts to appease Greene

    3. oubtlessalltheFamiliesoverwhomanyinfluencehasbeenex~ertedbythemissionwillgo.Thereisbutlittleprospectthateven8or3childrenfromtheFortcouldbegatheredforaschoolastheclerkwilltakehisfamilywithhim;.and,asisnowthecalculation,onebepladedhere,whohasnochildrenforschool.Itisnotneces—saryIpresumetotouchonotherpointshintedatinthejointlet—ter.Brsno

      Ayer says the school at Fond du Lac isn't promising in terms of attendance

    4. Therehavebeann9indianaenoampedherewithén6‘0£‘V'H63k63'&ndnhene»p£obablyJ3ill—beLanaauxiugtn;win$er;to~remainanylanghh___cftime,Th

      no Ojibwe camping near Fond du Lac still

    5. twastheopinionoftheBrethren,lastspring,thatLeechLakewasamorehopefulfieldthanthisplace&thatideahasbeforethemthatitmightbeexpedienttodiscontinuethis,&reoccupythatsta—tion.B

      Leech Lake is more hopeful than Fond du Lac

    6. derallthesecircumstances,thequestionisseriouslypre—sentedtoourmindswhetherweareSpendingourstrengthtothebestedVentageinsinencingtheKingdomofchri

      Ayer is questioning whether or not the Board is wise to continue operating at Fond du Lac

    7. SomelatemeasuresoftheAmFurCaAtoEiewallthemeetineustriousandenterprisingiggmhereanddrewethersaw

      AFC is affecting population surrounding the missions

    8. heschonlsinceitsestablishmenthasbeenmadeupprincipal—lyofhalfbreedCatholicchildrenconnectedwiththeTradingho

      School at Fond du Lac is primarily used by "half breed Catholic" children

    9. MrEhearingitfrequentlyrepeatedhydifferentindividualsthathisrighttore

      Ely might be forced out

    10. WitnessingthesecasesandalsotheoneofthefirstChiefwhoprofessedfore'timetobeaProtestantChristian,butwithinayearturnedagainasthe"Dogtohisvomit"theIndianssuspectthehis—sionariesofsinistermotivesinattemptingtoconvertthemtothe_whitemansreligion,whichtheyimagineismadeupofforms

      Ayer says the Natives are skeptical of Christianity

    11. FormorethanayearpastIhavethoughtthatthefundsoftheBoardweremisappliedinsupportingamissionatthisplaceAf—tersomemonthsresidencehereIamfullysatisfiedofthefact.myreasonsImayprobablystateinasubsequentlette

      Ayer basically says that the Board is wasting their money at Fond du Lac

    12. tFondduLacalsothingsatpresentwearadiscouragingas

      also not great at Fond du Lac according to Hall

    13. hefollowingarethereasonsforcontinuingFond.duLa

      Reasons for staying at Fond du Lac

      • property
      • agriculture
      • school
      • less Catholicism than in past
    14. WithregardtoL.Lakeweallwereoftheopinion,thatitismoreimportantinanultimatepointofview,thanFondduLa

      Why Leech Lake is better to occupy than Fond du Lac

    15. WewereunanimousinourviewswithregardtoreoccupyingLeechLake&inabandoningFondduLacincasetheBoardcannotsustainboth.Todowhichrequirestwo

      Boutwell, Ayer, and Ely are all in agreement that if finances are bad, they should reoccupy Leech Lake and abandon Fond du Lac

    16. eshallleaveitforhim&hisbrethrentodecid

      Greene tells Ely that Boutwell will decide where to stay for the next year

    17. ahaysbeensomanhabafflizatedth13.seaéonbysickn

      Fond du Lac has sickness

    18. MrBoutwellwritesmefromFondduLac,thathehasdeterminedtoleavehisfamilytherewhilehegoeshimselftoLeechLaketoseetheIndiansthere,andtakecareofthepropertyhehasthere,andthenwillreturntoFduLtospendthewinter

      Boutwell is going to leave his family at Fond du Lac while he travels to Leech Lake

    19. rrivedatFondduLa

      Boutwell arrives at Fond du Lac (for permanent placement)

    20. tomothatyouhadbetterremovetooneofthosestationsandtakeupyourabo

      Greene lists reasons why Boutwell should relocate

    21. greateratPokegummathanatFonduLac

      Greene suggests that Boutwell relocate to Pokegoma or Fond du Lac

    22. AlthoughI.amnotChiaf,yetI.awrightfulowneroftheland.-(liecannot:sellthelanci,wewilllandittoyou)Youcanamenygurhouseonthepointwhereyounowl

      Nindipen says Ely can build on land at Fond du Lac

    23. whoarebutlittlebetterinformedthan.the.India

      The Catholics around Fond du Lac are comparable to the Natives, according to Ely

    24. WearebutMissCook,hrs.Ely,self&littleDaughter.Howlonr3138Cookwillremainisuncertain

      Miss Cooke is still at Fond du Lac

    25. .will,as

      Ely is not requesting transfer yet

    26. YouwishmetoshowcharitytotheIndians——DoyouexpectmetofeedeveryManwhoasksproviéionsofme——or——thosewhocomeininthewinter,indistress-—evenasweheredonethepastWinter?He_repliedthe[?MS.torn]latter.Afterthetalk,I.invitedthemhomewithme,&tookanritingineffect,asabove,whichN.signed&'E.witnesse

      Ely's conversation with Natives around Fond du Lac

    27. Wedonothateyou--wehatethosewhosentyouhere

      Natives at Fon du Lac not highly receptive to missionary presence

    28. Ourcookingroomwas8by10infrontofchimney.ThiswasalsoourSchoolroo

      Mission at Fond du Lac is very tiny

    1. hefruitsoftheschoolatFondulacareabundantaaeng—thefewhavelost,Remyimproved.GodmayyetgettohimselfGloryfrommypoorweaklaboursnhe

      Fond du Lac now seems to be the only mission currently doing well in both labor and mission work

    2. oaso'ourIndianashouldgointothewoods,itmaybeexped-ientthatImwinto;itFondulaaratherthanatLepoin

      Ely doesn't know whether he will need to be at Fond du Lac or La Pointe for the winter yet

    3. GodinhieProvidencehasagainbroughtmyoelf'afamilywithinashortdistanceofFeeon1&0!&thereasonofthisMovement,13,inshortth

      After war erupted at Pokegoma, the mission families decided to leave, some of whom wanted to go to La Pointe and others to Fond du Lac

    4. WearrivedatFondulacaboutnoon.

      The travel party arrives at Fond du Lac on the 3rd day of travel

    5. WeexpecttostartonourtourtoFondulaciftheweatherbefairsoIhavetospendtheremainderoftheweekinpreparingour“wapon"——awordmeaning,inthiscountry,provisionforajourne

      Traveling to Fond du Lac

  3. Sep 2019
    1. lltheglGdSofFondduLacstationarenowremovedeithertoPokegemaorthisplace,save2Boxes,whhwillsoonbebroughtdown

      Fond du Lac is completely moved out of

    2. DavidGreenetoDelia

      Okay so it appears that Greene says the Board doesn't recommend that Cooke return to La Pointe, but that if she wants to still, they might let her?

    3. et,ifyouwentthereinobeiencetowhatappearedtoyoutobethecallsofGod'sprovidenceandhaveonestlylaboredthereforhim,youmaybesurethathehadsomeWisepurposeisendingyouthere,andthathehasnotcalledyoutoremovefromthatpost,untitheworkwhichhehadinviewwasaccomplish

      Greene essentially tells Ely that he and his family are staying at Fond du Lac until it develops

    4. IhadlittlehopeoftheFonduLacstationfromthebegin'ning,thoughIhardlyknowwhatreasontoassignforit,exceptthestrengthofpaa1innuencether

      Greene believes that the original failure of Fond du Lac was caused by the influence of Catholicism there

    5. elivermefromdealingwithsuchIndsasthese.

      Ely doesn't want to occupy Fond du Lac anymore

    6. feélsomuchirritatedattimeswhensomeoftheseScampspresentthemselves&commencetheirbegging,thatIfeelwretchedenough,untilIseetheirbacks,&eventhenfeelwretchedthatIhaze£§l1.§

      Ely describes the needs of the Natives through his own eyes at Fond du Lac

    1. Chiefgavemehismedisinba

      a chief at La Pointe gives his medicine bag to Joseph Town, except it's actually at Fond du Lac?

    2. MissCookisnowatFondduLac.ShewentthereinMay&willprobablyremaintillnextspring.Heraidseemedtobeneededtheremorethanhere.MrElyiserectingsomesmallbuildingsfortheaccommodationofhisfamilyandschoo

      Miss Cook is at Fond du Lac with Mr. Ely

    3. FondduLacandLeechLak

      All Northwest Missions, but especially Fond du Lac and Leech Lake, need more labor to sustain them

    4. OneoftheseyoungmenspentthewinteratFondduLacwithMrEly

      one travelling Native spent winter with Mr. Ely at Fond du Lac while travelling to Lac Courtiraille

    5. AndsothetotalnumberofthenEwly-convertedIndiansinthismission,sinceth

      213 new converts since August (1835?) at Fond du Lac (?)

    6. hopeofhavingapermanentmissionaryintheirlocalitypleasedthemimmesely.Theyshowedmetheplacewheretheywishedtohavethemissionchurchndthehomeofthemissionary

      Baraga claims that the Natives at Fond du Lac desperately want a missionary to reside there permanently

    7. PierreCotté

      Baraga mentions the fur trader again (Pierre Cotte) who sings and reads to the Natives

    8. IwentonMay26ona,whereIspent14days.IfoundtheIndiansthereinthebestofconditions.ItisremarkablehowthesepoorIndianscankeeptheirfaithinreligion,sincetheyhavenomissionaryamongthe

      In May, Baraga visits Fond du Lac (which was unoccupied by missionaries) and remarks how well off they are

  4. Aug 2019
    1. fheisneededmoreatFondduLac,oratsomeotherstationthanhere,hewillprobablylea

      Sproat was supposed to go with Ely to Fond du Lac, but the sickness of Mrs. Hall made him stay at La Pointe to help Ms. Cooke with the school

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    1. ltthattheSpiritdirectedhi

      Mr. Town will occupy Fond du Lac

    2. thofthesamemo

      52 Native baptized at Fond du Lac in September 1835 (148 total, everywhere?)

    3. thankedthegoodma

      a pious fur-trader at Fond du Lac is the reason so many Ojibwe wanted to be converted (Pierre Cotte)

    4. ndiansinFondduLac

      According to Baraga, the Natives at Fond du Lac want a priest

    5. withhisfamily,toFondduLacinafewda

      at the end of September the Ely family will return to Fond du Lac

    6. Fondd

      Both Fond du Lac and Sandy Lake are unoccupied

    7. doubtfulwhetherwemaycalculateoneno

      lack of people and supplies makes it seem like Fond du Lac will be without missionaries for a while

    8. FondduLacistherefo

      Fond du Lac is without missionaries in September 1835

    9. eretoassistMr.Hall.FondduLacistherefor

      September 1835: Ely stays at La Pointe, Fond du Lac in unattended

    10. NinetymilesfromhereisantherIndianvillagecalledFondduLac,wheretherearemanyIndianswhowishtoaccepttheCatholicreligion

      Fond du Lac is 90 miles from La Pointe, and according to Baraga has many Ojibwe who want to be converted

    1. FondduLac.ReachedtisplBro.Hall,inlookingoverthMNHS.1Box.P2528aceabout2pm.Theafternoonwasoccupiedwithapremises.&c.withaViewtoapermanentlocationforamission,andinmakingarrangementsforBro.E.toremainherethepresentwinter.At8

      Fond du Lac and Mr. Ely

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    1. erearesupposedtobenearlyasmanyIndiansintheFondduLacDepartment,asinalltheLakeSuperiorDepartmen

      almost as many Natives in Fond du Lac as in all of Lake Superior area

    2. Embarkedabout10o’ClkA.M.withmydearWife,onboardaboatbelongingtoA.M.F.Co,boundtoFondduLacinchargeofDoct.Borup....PeterAzhaniguonaccompaniesus.HeisaNativeofF.du.Lac—1/4/White,--ConvertedhaslabouredoneyearwiththeMethodistBrethren,&cameoutwithtwoIndianPreachers,toestablishaMissionatLacCourtereille.Itwasdeemedexpendeintbythemtoreturn&winteratLePointe.Br.HallemployedonasInterpreter--&Petercametoassistme.HespeaksonlyOjibue—reads&writestolerablywellmownlan

      Mr. Ely and his wife are travelling to Fond du Lac

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