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John Smith and Moses Peck, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 December 22

Manuscript Number: 764672

Date: 22 December 1764

Title: John Smith and Moses Peck, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 December 22

Authors: Smith, John; Peck, Moses

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Smith and Peck write regarding the prospective trip to Great Britain.

Tobias Shattock, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 October 16

Manuscript Number: 765566.1

Date: 16 October 1765

Title: Tobias Shattock, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 October 16

Author: Shattock, Tobias

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shattock writes to Wheelock about his success in obtaining permission from the Boston Commissioners to start a School in Rhode Island, and asks for his support.

Joseph Fish, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 July 30

Manuscript Number: 766430

Date: 30 July 1766

Title: Joseph Fish, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 July 30

Author: Fish, Joseph

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Fish writes to Whitaker about his mission to the Narragansetts, and about the visit he and his wife made to Mrs. Whitaker.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1769 January 25

Manuscript Number: 769125

Date: 25 January 1769

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1769 January 25

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock writes to request that Occom travel to Chenango to lay the groundwork for a new settlement of Christian Indians from Charlestown. He hopes that Occom will exercise meekness and humility towards Dr. Jewett.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 July 24

Manuscript Number: 771424

Date: 24 July 1771

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 July 24

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom notes his disinclination to go into the wilderness, and complains bitterly of having been used as an agent and a curiosity in England to collect money for the college. He points out that there are no Indians at the school at present (except "two or three Mollatoes") and that this confirms his suspicion that Wheelock was scheming all along to use the charity for whites.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Manuscript Number: 785665

Date: 15 December 1785

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his travels throughout Connecticut, New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts as he preaches among Native, Dutch, and African-American communities.

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