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John Smith, letter, to unknown, 1761 July 16

Manuscript Number: 761416

Date: 16 July 1761

Title: John Smith, letter, to unknown, 1761 July 16

Author: Smith, John

Recipient: Unknown

Abstract: Smith writes to an unknown recipient about Wheelock's work among the Indians, and of the need for Indian missionaries. Mention is made of Occom.

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.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Brainerd, 1765 January 14

Manuscript Number: 765114.3

Date: 14 January 1765

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Brainerd, 1765 January 14

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Brainerd, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Brainerd about setting up a meeting with the Connecticut Board of Commissioners, and the proposed fundraising trip to England, which is complicated by a renewal of the Mason Land Case.

Blackleach Burritt, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 27

Manuscript Number: 766227

Date: 27 March 1766

Title: Blackleach Burritt, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 27

Author: Burritt, Blackleach

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Burritt, reluctant yet undecided regarding Wheelock's invitation to become a missionary among the Indians, requests more information.

Allyn Mather, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 22

Manuscript Number: 767572.3

Date: 22 October 1767

Title: Allyn Mather, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 22

Author: Mather, Allyn

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Mather reports on his journey to Yale.

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.

Nathaniel Shaw, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 January 14

Manuscript Number: 768114

Date: 14 January 1768

Title: Nathaniel Shaw, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 January 14

Author: Shaw, Nathaniel Jr.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shaw writes Wheelock to request payment for what Occom owes him.

Poem, written by Levi Frisbie, in praise of Wheelock and the Grand Design, 1768 May 15

Manuscript Number: 768315.1

Date: 15 May 1768

Title: Poem, written by Levi Frisbie, in praise of Wheelock and the Grand Design, 1768 May 15

Author: Frisbie, Levi

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Long verse in couplets praises Wheelock and his plan to christianize the Indians.

David Avery, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 June 26

Manuscript Number: 769376

Date: 26 June 1769

Title: David Avery, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 June 26

Author: Avery, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Avery writes from Yale about the conversion of fellow students. He adds a postscript regarding Wheelock's son John.

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