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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1761 July 4

Manuscript Number: 761404

Date: 4 July 1761

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1761 July 4

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Whitefield about first Occom's mission to the Oneidas, and about the difficulties of teaching Indian students. He mentions the idea of appealing to the Earl of Dartmouth for charity.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1761 November 16

Manuscript Number: 761616

Date: 16 November 1761

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1761 November 16

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: DeBerdt, Dennys

Abstract: Wheelock reports on the progress of the school and various missions.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1762 December 18

Manuscript Number: 762668.1

Date: 18 December 1762

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1762 December 18

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: DeBerdt, Dennys

Abstract: Wheelock discusses, among other things, the states of various missions, and the progress of the Indian Charity School.

Isaac Dakayenensere and Gwedelhes Agwirondongwas (Good Peter), letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 November 12

Manuscript Number: 764612.3

Date: 12 November 1764

Title: Isaac Dakayenensere and Gwedelhes Agwirondongwas (Good Peter), letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 November 12

Authors: Dakayenensere, Isaac; Agwirondongwas, Gwedelhes

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Dakayenensere and Agwirongdongwas write to thank Wheelock for his interest in sending missionaries and assistance with husbandry. Agwirondongwas regrets that he cannot, at present, visit the Charity School.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 30

Manuscript Number: 765530.4

Date: 30 September 1765

Title: Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 30

Author: Woolley, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Woolley writes of his progress with his mission, and of his intentions to go to the Tuscarora tribe to teach.

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.

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.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 May 29

Manuscript Number: 766329.1

Date: 29 May 1766

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 May 29

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitaker writes that Occom is recovered from his dysentary, and requests an account of all the money received from the London Commissioners. He reports on money already subscribed and on Mr. Penn’s gift, and hints at possible trouble to come from enemies of the design.

A List of the Members of the Indian Charity School at Lebanon, 1765 September 3 to 1767 May 6

Manuscript Number: 767306.6

Date: 3 September 1765 to 6 May 1767

Title: A List of the Members of the Indian Charity School at Lebanon, 1765 September 3 to 1767 May 6

Abstract: A List of the Members of the Indian Charity School at Lebanon September 3, 1765 to May 6, 1767, and of those employed in the Indian Country.

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