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Samuel Ashpo, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 August 15

Manuscript Number: 763465.3

Date: 15 August 1763

Title: Samuel Ashpo, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 August 15

Author: Ashpo, Samuel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Ashpo writes that C.J. Smith has left his mission, and that Onaquaga is in want of missionaries. Ashpo suggests that he will go preach.

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.

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