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Samson Occom, receipts and expenses, 1761

Manuscript Number: 761290

Date: 1761

Title: Samson Occom, receipts and expenses, 1761

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom records various receipts and expenses collected and incurred in travel to and from Montauk and Oneida in the year 1761.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 May 18

Manuscript Number: 764318.1

Date: 18 May 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 May 18

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock requests Whitefield’s help in drawing up a memorial to the Assembly. He comments on Occom’s work, which received good acceptance from Indians at Mohegan and Niantic, and discusses dissatisfaction with the Boston Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter to the The New York/New Jersey Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, and William Peartree Smith, 1765 January 14

Manuscript Number: 765114.1

Date: 14 January 1765

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter to the The New York/New Jersey Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, and William Peartree Smith, 1765 January 14

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipients: Smith, William Peartree; The New York/New Jersey Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge

Abstract: Wheelock writes to the The New York/New Jersey Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge about the missionaries and school masters he has educated at his Indian Charity school, and asks them to allow John Brainerd to solicit funds in Europe to support it. Also included is a note to William Peartree Smith asking him to respond with the Board's decision as soon as possible.

Daniel Bull, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 January 22

Manuscript Number: 765122

Date: 22 January 1765

Title: Daniel Bull, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 January 22

Author: Bull, Daniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Bull writes that the Indian girl, whom Wheelock had committed to his care, has arrived.

David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 2

Manuscript Number: 765302.2

Date: 2 May 1765

Title: David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 2

Author: Fowler, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Fowler writes to Wheelock about his intention to marry Amy Johnson, and states that he has bought her a ring. He also writes of his worries concerning her health.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1765 May 4 and 24

Manuscript Number: 765304

Date: 4 May 1765

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1765 May 4 and 24

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock writes a long letter to Whitefield, detailing the events and outcome of the Occom-Jewett controversy, news about activities related to the School, and the plan to send Occom to fundraise in England.

Minutes of the meeting of the Board of Correspondents, 1765 May 10

Manuscript Number: 765310.1

Date: 10 May 1765

Title: Minutes of the meeting of the Board of Correspondents, 1765 May 10

Author: Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge

Abstract: The Board votes to send C.J. Smith to Europe to collect funds, to ask General Gage for help, to increase Occom’s pension to relieve his poverty, and to employ him as a missionary to the Six Nations if he doesn’t go to Europe.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samuel Huntington, 13 May 1765

Manuscript Number: 765313.3

Date: 13 May 1765

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samuel Huntington, 13 May 1765

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Huntington, Samuel

Abstract: Wheelock relates the meeting of the board at which Occom and Jewett resolved their differences.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 August 17

Manuscript Number: 765467

Date: 1765 August 17

Title: Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 August 17

Author: Woolley, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Woolley asks Wheelock to write to Mr. Garrett about Woolley's proposal to his daughter Hannah.

Blackleach Burritt, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 27

Manuscript Number: 766227

Date: 27 March 1766

Title: Blackleach Burritt, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 27

Author: Burritt, Blackleach

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Burritt, reluctant yet undecided regarding Wheelock's invitation to become a missionary among the Indians, requests more information.

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