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Ebenezer Little, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 March 1

Manuscript Number: 765201

Date: 1 March 1765

Title: Ebenezer Little, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 March 1

Author: Little, Ebenezer

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Little updates Wheelock on sundry goods, and suggests that Occom's presence in Newburyport would help the Design.

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.

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.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 February 13

Manuscript Number: 767163

Date: 13 February 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 February 13

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock discusses developments regarding two of his Mohawk students, reports on the progress of various missions, and discusses a tract of land on the Ohio as a possible site for a school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter to Johnson, McClure, Avery, Mather, Frisbie, 1767 December 11

Manuscript Number: 767661.1

Date: 11 December 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter to Johnson, McClure, Avery, Mather, Frisbie, 1767 December 11

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipients: Johnson, Samuel; McClure, David; Avery, David; Mather, Allyn; Frisbie, Levi

Abstract: Wheelock writes to his former students, now at Yale College, urging them to study Indian languages to prepare themselves for missionary work.

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