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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.

Aaron Kinne, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 December 1

Manuscript Number: 766651.4

Date: 1 December 1766

Title: Aaron Kinne, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 December 1

Author: Kinne, Aaron

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Kinne reports from his travels to scout new Indian students and locations for missions and schools.

Robert Cottle, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 December 9

Manuscript Number: 766659

Date: 9 December 1766

Title: Robert Cottle, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 December 9

Author: Cottle, Robert

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Cottle informs Whitaker of potential donors. There is also the text of a notice that Occom will preach the next Sabbath in Frog Lane.

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