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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 August 7

Manuscript Number: 764457

Date: 7 August 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 August 7

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock writes that Occom is to be sent on a mission to the distant tribes, but that money is needed to finance the trip. He also updates Whitefield on various new students.

Copy, Samson Occom's Commission from the Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1764 August 13

Manuscript Number: 764463

Date: 13 August 1764

Title: Copy, Samson Occom's Commission from the Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1764 August 13

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

Abstract: A contemporary copy of a commission authorizing Samson Occom, along with David Fowler, to undertake a mission to the Six Nations.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to General Gage, 1764 August 25

Manuscript Number: 764475.1

Date: 25 August 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to General Gage, 1764 August 25

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Gage, Thomas

Abstract: Wheelock writes to General Thomas Gage to ask him to give Occom, the bearer of the letter, a recommendation to carry with him on his mission.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Sir William Johnson, 1764 August 25

Manuscript Number: 764475.2

Date: 25 August 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Sir William Johnson, 1764 August 25

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Johnson, William

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Johnson asking him to oversee Occom’s proposals to the Six Nations to receive missionaries and school teachers. He also asks that Johnson select 15 or 20 Indians of both sexes for education at the Indian Charity School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Henry Sherburne, 1764 August 29

Manuscript Number: 764479

Date: 29 August 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Henry Sherburne, 1764 August 29

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Sherburne, Henry III

Abstract: Wheelock encloses a copy of a commission from the Honorable Society in Scotland, and informs Sherburne of Occom's prospective mission.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1764 September 3

Manuscript Number: 764503

Date: 3 September 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1764 September 3

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: DeBerdt, Dennys

Abstract: Wheelock writes to DeBerdt about the petition to the King for a land grant, an offer by the Hebron Society of 1,000 pounds, and Occom's prospective mission.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 September 26

Manuscript Number: 764526.2

Date: 26 September 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 September 26

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock addresses the various conflicts regarding Occom and his employers, would-be and otherwise.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Solomon Williams, 1764 December

Manuscript Number: 764690.1

Date: December 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Solomon Williams, 1764 December

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Williams, Solomon

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Solomon Williams about plans to send John Brainerd with Occom to England to raise funds for the School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter to Solomon Williams, 1765 February 26

Manuscript Number: 765176

Date: 26 February 1756

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter to Solomon Williams, 1765 February 26

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Williams, Solomon

Abstract: Wheelock writes to urge Williams to call a meeting of the Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge.

George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 11

Manuscript Number: 765311

Date: 11 May 1765

Title: George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 11

Author: Whitefield, George

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitefield writes to request an account of the school and its finances while he attempts to build support for it. He suggests that Wheelock be the person to accompany Occom on the fundraising trip to Europe.

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