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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 August 25

Manuscript Number: 768475

Date: 25 August 1768

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 August 25

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Thornton, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes that Occom refuses to return money that was inadvertently advanced to him; he fears Occom has been given delusions of grandeur by his treatment in England.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 December 23

Manuscript Number: 768673.1

Date: 23 December 1768

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 December 23

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Thornton, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes that he advanced Occom money before being informed that the Trust in England had given him an allowance. He proposes that Occom’s “sails were too high” during his tour of Great Britain, but that he seems to be humbling.

Nathaniel Wheatley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 January 2

Manuscript Number: 770102

Date: 2 January 1770

Title: Nathaniel Wheatley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 January 2

Author: Wheatley, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Wheatley writes that he has drawn 40 pounds on John Thornton for Occom.

John Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 March 26

Manuscript Number: 770226.2

Date: 26 March 1770

Title: John Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 March 26

Author: Shattock, John Jr.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shattock tells Wheelock that his tribe, the Narragansetts, do not wish to move to New Hampshire on account of the colder climate.

Samson Occom, letter, to Susanna Wheatley, 1771 March 5

Manuscript Number: 771205.1

Date: 5 March 1771

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Susanna Wheatley, 1771 March 5

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheatley, Susanna

Abstract: Occom writes of the dire straits his family is under from lack of provisions, and of his trust in God. His eldest son has recently died. He requests a singing book for his children.

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