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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Moses Peck, 1761 March 25

Manuscript Number: 761225

Date: 25 March 1761

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Moses Peck, 1761 March 25

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Peck, Moses

Abstract: Wheelock thanks Peck for the money sent for Occom, and gives an account of Occom’s work since leaving Wheelock’s school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1766 April 9

Manuscript Number: 766259

Date: 9 April 1766

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1766 April 9

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Occom about his family’s unmet needs — perhaps because of the influence of the “Antimason Party” — which he supplied on his own account. He cautions Occom not to be involved in the Mason land case, and gives him advice about his son Aaron’s bad behavior.

Mary Fowler Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 November 8

Manuscript Number: 766608.2

Date: 8 November 1766

Title: Mary Fowler Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 November 8

Author: Occom, Mary (née Fowler)

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Mary Occom writes to ask Wheelock to take her son Aaron, who has been behaving badly, under his care in Occom's absence.

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.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 12

Manuscript Number: 767162.2

Date: 12 February 1767

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 12

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom writes from England of his sorrow regarding the misconduct of Wheelock’s Indian pupils and the problems in caring for his family. He asks that Wheelock instruct Occom’s son Aaron according to the boy’s inclinations.

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.

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.

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.

Hezekiah Calvin, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 12

Manuscript Number: 767562.1

Date: 12 October 1767

Title: Hezekiah Calvin, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 12

Author: Calvin, Hezekiah

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Calvin writes that he wants to get his watch back from Aaron Occom, and that he feels uneasy and wants to leave School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 November 28

Manuscript Number: 767628.1

Date: 28 November 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 November 28

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes of the serious trouble caused by Whitaker’s dealings with Nathaniel Eells. He also posits that Ralph Wheelock’s ability to manage Indians would make him his father's best successor.

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