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Minutes of the Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1764 July 4

Manuscript Number: 764404

Date: 4 July 1764

Title: Minutes of the Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1764 July 4

Author: Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge

Abstract: A copy of minutes refer to the formation of the Connecticut board, and to Occom's employment by the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 September 26

Manuscript Number: 764526.2

Date: 26 September 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 September 26

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock addresses the various conflicts regarding Occom and his employers, would-be and otherwise.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Solomon Williams, 1765 January 7

Manuscript Number: 765107.1

Date: 7 January 1765

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Solomon Williams, 1765 January 7

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Williams, Solomon

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Williams urging that plans be laid for a fundraising trip to England. He also reports on the arrival of Theophilus Chamberlain, and possible plans for a mission.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to David Jewett, 1765 January 19

Manuscript Number: 765129.1

Date: 19 January 1765

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to David Jewett, 1765 January 19

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Jewett, David

Abstract: Wheelock writes to ask Jewett to help settle the dispute with Occom.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 March 2

Manuscript Number: 765202.1

Date: 2 March 1765

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 March 2

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitaker writes regarding Jewett's charges against Occom, and Wheelock's memorial to the Assembly.

David Jewett, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1765 June 27

Manuscript Number: 765376.2

Date: 27 June 1765

Title: David Jewett, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1765 June 27

Author: Jewett, David

Recipient: Oliver, Andrew

Abstract: Jewett writes that his dispute with Occom has been resolved. He excerpts a letter from Occom.

Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, letter, to The Long Island Presbytery, 1765 September 24

Manuscript Number: 765524

Date: 24 September 1765

Title: Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, letter, to The Long Island Presbytery, 1765 September 24

Author: Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge

Recipient: Presbytery of Suffolk County

Abstract: The Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge writes seeking assistance from the Long Island Presbytery to offset Occom’s debts. Document also includes minutes from a meeting of the Board, with what appear to be mentions of other letters written to different organizations.

Samson Occom, letter, to Connecticut Board of Correspondents for The Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1765 November 21

Manuscript Number: 765621.3

Date: 21 November 1765

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Connecticut Board of Correspondents for The Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1765 November 21

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge

Abstract: Occom writes to the Board asking them to pay his debt to Gershom Breed for nine pounds, seven shillings, and seven pence.

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.

Robert Keen, letter, 1767 April 14

Manuscript Number: 767264.2

Date: 14 April 1767

Title: Robert Keen, letter, 1767 April 14

Author: Keen, Robert

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Keen writes to Whitaker regarding the funds raised in England. He includes an account of donations and a letter to Occom.

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