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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.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1766 July 24

Manuscript Number: 766424

Date: 24 July 1766

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1766 July 24

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock writes to update Whitefield on the missions of Kirkland and others.

Samuel Ashpo, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 22

Manuscript Number: 766472

Date: 22 August 1766

Title: Samuel Ashpo, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 22

Author: Ashpo, Samuel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Ashpo relates the status of negotiations in Chenango as to a possible minister and schoolmaster, and notes the success of a sermon he recently preached.

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