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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.

Samuel Finley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 3

Manuscript Number: 765353

Date: 3 June 1765

Title: Samuel Finley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 3

Author: Finley, Samuel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Finley writes that Ralph Wheelock has been working steadily for the school, and that Occom should have more polishing before traveling to Great Britain.

Moses Peck, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 September 19

Manuscript Number: 766519

Date: 19 September 1766

Title: Moses Peck, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 September 19

Author: Peck, Moses

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Peck writes of good reports from England regarding Wheelock, Whitaker and Occom, and discusses other business relating to matters at home and abroad.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 12

Manuscript Number: 767162.1

Date: 12 February 1767

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 12

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitaker writes regarding several matters, including the slanders of the New England Company, General Lyman's progress in obtaining land, the necessity of formalizing the Charity School accounts, and the disbursement of a shipment of books. He notes that Whitefield suggests sending Indian baskets to the wives of donors, and that Occom proposes Long Island as a suitable new location for an Indian school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Johnson, 1767 August 19

Manuscript Number: 767469.2

Date: 19 August 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Johnson, 1767 August 19

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Johnson, William

Abstract: Wheelock writes on behalf of the Narragansett Indians, who are losing their lands, and requests to know whether the reports of missionaries arriving from Europe are true.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 September 2

Manuscript Number: 767502.1

Date: 2 September 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 September 2

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes that he is attempting to get a copy of the letter sent to England by the New England Company, and updates Whitkater on the progress of various missions.

Samuel Savage, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March 5

Manuscript Number: 768205

Date: 5 March 1768

Title: Samuel Savage, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March 5

Author: Savage, Samuel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Savage writes to Wheelock applauding his work and Whitaker’s efforts, hoping Occom will not be spoiled by the attention, distrusting the trustees’ management of the funds, and notifying him of a chest of books he has sent for use at the Indian Schools.

Eleazar Wheelock, draft of will, 1768 April 14

Manuscript Number: 768264

Date: 14 April 1768

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, draft of will, 1768 April 14

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: A draft of Wheelock’s will.

John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 February 28

Manuscript Number: 772178

Date: 28 February 1772

Title: John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 February 28

Author: Thornton, John

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Thornton writes a lengthy letter mentioning the conflict with Kirkland, doubt that the Trust in England will confirm Wheelock's charter, and rumors that the college is to come under Episcopal management. He believes that Wheelock is too trusting of Ralph Wheelock, and that Occom has been unfairly treated.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 May 23

Manuscript Number: 772323

Date: 23 May 1772

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 May 23

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Thornton, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Thornton regarding several matters, including Thornton's warnings about Wheelock’s son Ralph, and Thornton's offer to pay Wheelock’s debt. He gives news of Occom and other potential missionaries.

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