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John Smith, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 August 25

Manuscript Number: 765475.1

Date: 25 August 1765

Title: John Smith, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 August 25

Author: Smith, John

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Smith urges Wheelock to send Occom to England as soon as possible, and details contributions already raised.

John Smith, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 11

Manuscript Number: 765511.1

Date: 11 September 1765

Title: John Smith, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 11

Author: Smith, John

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Smith repeats the contents of his letter of August 25, which he fears has not arrived, urging that Occom come to England without delay, and detailing the contributions already collected.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 7

Manuscript Number: 766207.1

Date: 7 March 1766

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 7

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitaker, in London, writes that he has received letters from Wheelock, and that Wheelock should take care with regard to where he sends letters and what he writes, so that the Society in Scotland does not appropriate the money Whitaker, along with Occom, hopes to raise. Occom is shortly to be inoculated for small pox.

Samuel Buell, letter, to Samson Occom, 1766 June 9

Manuscript Number: 766359

Date: 9 June 1766

Title: Samuel Buell, letter, to Samson Occom, 1766 June 9

Author: Buell, Samuel

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Buell writes that he has received Occom's letter from England, and expresses joy that God has been kind to Occom. He also notes that he has recently published a narrative ("A Narrative of the Lord's wonderful Work of Grace among us in this Day of the Redeemers conquest and triumph"), and relays information about the good health of Occom's family.

George Whitefield, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 August 11

Manuscript Number: 766461.4

Date: 11 August 1766

Title: George Whitefield, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 August 11

Author: Whitefield, George

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Whitefield writes Whitaker to admonish him not to pay court to unnamed individuals. He recommends that Occom go to Colton, not to Bath, likely to recover from his inoculation against smallpox, though this is uncertain.

Robert Keen, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 20

Manuscript Number: 766470.1

Date: 20 August 1766

Title: Robert Keen, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 20

Author: Keen, Robert

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Keen writes a lengthy letter to Wheelock about the progress of the fundraising tour in England, and the management of the funds collected.

Robert Keen, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 August 20

Manuscript Number: 766470.4

Date: 20 August 1766

Title: Robert Keen, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 August 20

Author: Keen, Robert

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Keen warns Whitaker away from Mr. Richards, advises him against appearing separately from Occom, explains why he hasn't received the Narratives, describes the men who might support him and Occom in their travels, and gives news about their maid in London.

Thomas Ludlow, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 October 3

Manuscript Number: 766553.3

Date: 3 October 1766

Title: Thomas Ludlow, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 October 3

Author: Ludlow, Thomas

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Ludlow writes regarding shipments to Boston for Whitaker and Occom, and relates business regarding the fundraising tour.

Lebeus Driver, letter, to Samson Occom and Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 October 8

Manuscript Number: 766558.3

Date: 8 October 1766

Title: Lebeus Driver, letter, to Samson Occom and Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 October 8

Author: Driver, Lebeus

Recipients: Occom, Samson; Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Driver writes to provide information about Whitaker and Occom's route through Southwest England, and about the ministers they will meet at each stop.

Thomas Ludlow, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 November 7

Manuscript Number: 766607.2

Date: 7 November 1766

Title: Thomas Ludlow, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 November 7

Author: Ludlow, Thomas

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Ludlow writes that he is pleased with the collections taken on behalf of the great cause, but that Whitaker and Occom would do well to collect in person rather than leave it to local ministers. He hopes that Whitaker and Occom will visit Bristol before returning to London.

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