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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 April 5

Manuscript Number: 766255

Date: 5 April 1766

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 April 5

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes to update Whitaker -- in England on the fundraising tour of Great Britain -- on the progress of various students and missionaries, and on Whitaker’s family.

David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 5

Manuscript Number: 766454

Date: 4 August 1766

Title: David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 5

Author: McClure, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: McClure writes from his mission about his arrival, the work of the school, the condition of the pupils, and the kindness of people. He notes the difficulties in not knowing the language.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 December 8

Manuscript Number: 766658

Date: 8 December 1766

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 December 8

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes that Samuel William Johnson is on his way to England with a document certifying that Occom intends to stay out of the Mason case. He also updates Whitaker on the progress of various missions and relates that David McClure has brought a Mohawk boy to attend the charity school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 April 11

Manuscript Number: 767261.4

Date: 11 April 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 April 11

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes of Kirkland’s visit and of his progress on his mission among the Oneidas. He also relates news of Whitaker's and Occom’s wives, as well as other business related to the Charity School.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 10

Manuscript Number: 767510

Date: 10 September 1767

Title: Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 10

Author: Chamberlain, Theophilus

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Chamberlain offers an account of his debts accrued as a missionary and argues that he should not owe any money to Wheelock's School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Trust in England, 1767 October 8

Manuscript Number: 767558.1

Date: 8 October 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Trust in England, 1767 October 8

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Trust in England

Abstract: Wheelock copies an extract from his son Ralph’s journal describing a trip to Oneida Country, and relates the progress of the mission work there.

Willard Hubbard, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 8

Manuscript Number: 767558.2

Date: 8 October 1767

Title: Willard Hubbard, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 8

Author: Hubbard, Willard

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Hubbard writes regarding reports of drunkenness among Joseph Johnson and company.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 October 16

Manuscript Number: 767566.2

Date: 16 October 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 October 16

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Keen, Robert

Abstract: Wheelock says he is drawing money from the Trust in England, and urges Keen to relay its reaction to Wheelock's accounts. He writes about Brainerd's mission to Muskingum, Kirkland's mission to the Oneidas, Phineas Dodge and Joseph Johnson's schools in Oneida, and an "extraordinary and preternatural" occurrence, which he does not disclose.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Stephen Williams, 1767 October 16

Manuscript Number: 767566.3

Date: 16 October 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Stephen Williams, 1767 October 16

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Williams, Stephen

Abstract: Wheelock writes to congratulate Williams on his recent marriage and to update him on the progress of the school and various missions.

Phineas Dodge, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 16

Manuscript Number: 767566.1

Date: 16 October 1767

Title: Phineas Dodge, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 16

Author: Dodge, Phineas

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Dodge writes about his activities in, and progress through, the wilderness; he asks for a watch.

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