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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.

Tobias Shattock, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 October 16

Manuscript Number: 765566.1

Date: 16 October 1765

Title: Tobias Shattock, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 October 16

Author: Shattock, Tobias

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shattock writes to Wheelock about his success in obtaining permission from the Boston Commissioners to start a School in Rhode Island, and asks for his support.

Joseph Fish, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 July 30

Manuscript Number: 766430

Date: 30 July 1766

Title: Joseph Fish, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 July 30

Author: Fish, Joseph

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Fish writes to Whitaker about his mission to the Narragansetts, and about the visit he and his wife made to Mrs. Whitaker.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Narrangansett tribe, 1767 March 3

Manuscript Number: 767203.2

Date: 3 March 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Narrangansett tribe, 1767 March 3

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Narragansett Tribe

Abstract: Wheelock writes to the Naragansett council requesting that they give their approval to Tobias and John Shattock remaining at school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Wentworth, 1769 December 5

Manuscript Number: 769655

Date: 5 December 1769

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Wentworth, 1769 December 5

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Wentworth, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes that part of the Narragansett Tribe would like to move to a new settlement; he suggests that they might be given a township on the Connecticut River.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Manuscript Number: 785665

Date: 15 December 1785

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his travels throughout Connecticut, New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts as he preaches among Native, Dutch, and African-American communities.

Samson Occom, journal, 1786 December 11 to 1787 April 7

Manuscript Number: 786661

Date: 11 December 1786

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1786 December 11 to 1787 April 7

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom describes his travels as an itinerant preacher through Connecticut and New York. He also relates an episode involving a rumour that his son Aaron has been arrested for murder.

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