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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1756

Manuscript Number: 756900.1

Date: 1756

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1756

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Oliver, Andrew

Abstract: Wheelock writes about the new Indian charity school, and relates the progress of his students and his hopes for an incorporation from the Crown.

Samson Occom, letter, to Unknown, 1756

Manuscript Number: 756900.2

Date: 1756

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Unknown, 1756

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: A letter to an unknown donor expressing thanks.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Colonel Henchman and The Boston Commissioners, February 1756

Manuscript Number: 756190

Date: February 1756

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Colonel Henchman and The Boston Commissioners, February 1756

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipients: Henchman; Boston Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge

Abstract: Wheelock describes Occom's duties, notes that Occom is in debt, and proposes that he be given aid.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Colonel Henchman, 1756 September 20

Manuscript Number: 756520

Date: 20 September 1756

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Colonel Henchman, 1756 September 20

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Henchman

Abstract: Wheelock writes a draft of a letter discussing the intended charter for the Charity School.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1756 November 12

Manuscript Number: 756612.3

Date: 12 November 1756

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1756 November 12

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom writes to Wheelock about the concerns for his safety voiced by the Haudenosaunees he visited the previous Fall. He also notes troubles with the Delaware (Lenape) Indians.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1757 January 7

Manuscript Number: 757107

Date: 7 January 1757

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1757 January 7

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock notifies Occom of a communication with the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, in which the Commission recommends Occom for ordination. Wheelock feels it is more proper for the local presbytery to examine Occom for ordination, and requests that they provide testimonials of his character as soon as possible.

William Sobuck, letter, to Samson Occom, 1757 September 12

Manuscript Number: 757512

Date: 12 September 1757

Title: William Sobuck, letter, to Samson Occom, 1757 September 12

Author: Sobuck, William

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Sobuck requests that his son, Enoch, be allowed to come home, and notes that he expects to visit Occom in a month, at which time he will bring Enoch back.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to A. Oliver, 1757 November 9

Manuscript Number: 757609

Date: 9 November 1757

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to A. Oliver, 1757 November 9

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Oliver, Andrew

Abstract: Wheelock writes about Occom's ordination, and speculates as to the where he will ultimately preach.

Andrew Oliver, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1757 November 28

Manuscript Number: 757628.1

Date: 28 November 1757

Title: Andrew Oliver, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1757 November 28

Author: Oliver, Andrew

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Oliver writes that he does not approve of an ordination for Samson Occom at present, since only the Niantics would benefit. There is no allowance now for a new mission.

Samuel Buell and James Brown, recommendation of Occom, 1758 March 21

Manuscript Number: 758221

Date: 21 March 1758

Title: Samuel Buell and James Brown, recommendation of Occom, 1758 March 21

Authors: Buell, Samuel; Brown, James

Abstract: Buell and Brown, ministers of Long Island, recommend Occom and commend his work with the Montauk Indians.

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