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Samuel Hopkins, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 September 30

Manuscript Number: 761530

Date: 30 September 1761

Title: Samuel Hopkins, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 September 30

Author: Hopkins, Samuel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Hopkins writes Wheelock about reports that Occom lacks tact in his dealings with the Oneidas, and that he is instructing them to leave off their Indian ways. He suggests that Occom may not be right for an Indian mission.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Brainerd, 1765 January 14

Manuscript Number: 765114.3

Date: 14 January 1765

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Brainerd, 1765 January 14

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Brainerd, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Brainerd about setting up a meeting with the Connecticut Board of Commissioners, and the proposed fundraising trip to England, which is complicated by a renewal of the Mason Land Case.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Livingston, 1765 February 19

Manuscript Number: 765169.2

Date: 19 February 1765

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Livingston, 1765 February 19

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Livingston, William

Abstract: Wheelock writes that Occom has had to return home from his mission, that the petition for incorporation has been postponed, and that the king would like the school to be moved to the Illinois River and put under Episcopal management.

Joseph Fish, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 July 30

Manuscript Number: 766430

Date: 30 July 1766

Title: Joseph Fish, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 July 30

Author: Fish, Joseph

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Fish writes to Whitaker about his mission to the Narragansetts, and about the visit he and his wife made to Mrs. Whitaker.

Jonathan Murdock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 26

Manuscript Number: 767176.1

Date: 26 February 1767

Title: Jonathan Murdock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 26

Author: Murdock, Jonathan

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Murdock lists the various reasons why he cannot undertake a mission.

Allyn Mather, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 22

Manuscript Number: 767572.3

Date: 22 October 1767

Title: Allyn Mather, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 22

Author: Mather, Allyn

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Mather reports on his journey to Yale.

Allyn Mather, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 20

Manuscript Number: 767620.1

Date: 20 November 1767

Title: Allyn Mather, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 20

Author: Mather, Allyn

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Mather writes that he is not content at college.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter to Johnson, McClure, Avery, Mather, Frisbie, 1767 December 11

Manuscript Number: 767661.1

Date: 11 December 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter to Johnson, McClure, Avery, Mather, Frisbie, 1767 December 11

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipients: Johnson, Samuel; McClure, David; Avery, David; Mather, Allyn; Frisbie, Levi

Abstract: Wheelock writes to his former students, now at Yale College, urging them to study Indian languages to prepare themselves for missionary work.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to John Rodgers, 1775 February 15

Manuscript Number: 775165

Date: 15 February 1775

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to John Rodgers, 1775 February 15

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Rodgers

Abstract: Johnson writes of his intention to move with several tribes to lands granted by the Oneidas, and that he has been in touch with Wheelock regarding a recommendation.

Samson Occom, Petition, to the Connecticut General Assembly, 1785

Manuscript Number: 785340

Date: May 1785

Title: Samson Occom, Petition, to the Connecticut General Assembly, 1785

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Colony of Connecticut

Abstract: Occom writes on behalf of five other signatories representing Mohegan and Niantic Indians, to express dismay over restrictive fishing prohibitions and to petition for their removal.

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