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Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 28

Manuscript Number: 765378

Date: 28 June 1765

Title: Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 28

Author: Woolley, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Woolley reports on the progress of the journey to Onaquaga.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 23

Manuscript Number: 765673

Date: 23 December 1765

Title: Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 23

Author: Chamberlain, Theophilus

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Chamberlain writes from his mission about the bad state of affairs among the Canajoharie Mohawks, and about how the Indian teachers sent out by Wheelock refuse to obey him.

Nathaniel Whitaker, narrative, 1766

Manuscript Number: 766900.11

Date: 1766

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, narrative, 1766

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Whitaker gives a brief history of Indian conversion in America and why it has thus far been relatively unsuccessful. Occom’s story is used as an argument for promoting Wheelock’s School and its focus on educating Indians, rather than English, as missionaries. A plan for an expanded school is put forth.

A List of the Members of the Indian Charity School at Lebanon, 1765 September 3 to 1767 May 6

Manuscript Number: 767306.6

Date: 3 September 1765 to 6 May 1767

Title: A List of the Members of the Indian Charity School at Lebanon, 1765 September 3 to 1767 May 6

Abstract: A List of the Members of the Indian Charity School at Lebanon September 3, 1765 to May 6, 1767, and of those employed in the Indian Country.

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