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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.

Samuel Kirkland, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 6

Manuscript Number: 766206

Date: 6 March 1766

Title: Samuel Kirkland, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 6

Author: Kirkland, Samuel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Kirkland writes a lengthy letter describing his work among the Senecas, and touching upon, among other things, his concerns regarding Chamberlain and his mission.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 December 8

Manuscript Number: 766658

Date: 8 December 1766

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 December 8

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes that Samuel William Johnson is on his way to England with a document certifying that Occom intends to stay out of the Mason case. He also updates Whitaker on the progress of various missions and relates that David McClure has brought a Mohawk boy to attend the charity school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Trust in England, 1767 October 8

Manuscript Number: 767558.1

Date: 8 October 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Trust in England, 1767 October 8

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Trust in England

Abstract: Wheelock copies an extract from his son Ralph’s journal describing a trip to Oneida Country, and relates the progress of the mission work there.

Aaron Kinne, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 23

Manuscript Number: 768373.1

Date: 23 June 1768

Title: Aaron Kinne, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 23

Author: Kinne, Aaron

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Kinne writes that the Oneidas have agreed to his proposal for a more permanent ministry.

David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 10

Manuscript Number: 768560.1

Date: 10 October 1768

Title: David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 10

Author: Avery, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Avery writes from the congress at Fort Stanwix. He reports that Sir William Johnson may not be as friendly to the design as he appears, that the Indians are in danger of selling their lands for trinkets and blankets, and that efforts are being made to get them to prize their lands more dearly.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1769 March 9

Manuscript Number: 769209.2

Date: 9 March 1769

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1769 March 9

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock writes that he has heard rumours about Occom being drunk. He reports that Hezekiah Calvin is in prison for forging a pass for a Negro, and that Joseph Johnson has not been heard from.

Thomas Huntington, journal, 1769 June

Manuscript Number: 769390.1

Date: June 1769

Title: Thomas Huntington, journal, 1769 June

Author: Huntington, Thomas

Abstract: Huntington details his visit to Mr. Kirtland’s school, recounting the success of the mission to the Oneidas, and the barriers to further missions.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1771 January 22

Manuscript Number: 771122.1

Date: 22 January 1771

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1771 January 22

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: A copy of a letter in which Wheelock expresses his sorrow at Occom's repeated and aggravated fall from virtue. Wheelock writes that if Occom and David Fowler will settle their families among remote tribes, Wheelock will pay David as much as any schoolmaster sent by the Boston Commissioners.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1771 January 22

Manuscript Number: 771122

Date: 22 January 1771

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1771 January 22

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock expresses sorrow at Occom’s repeated and aggravated falls from virtue. He writes that if Occom and his brother-in-law David will go on a mission, Wheelock will give David as much as any schoolmaster sent by the Boston Commissioners.

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