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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.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 7

Manuscript Number: 766207.1

Date: 7 March 1766

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 7

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitaker, in London, writes that he has received letters from Wheelock, and that Wheelock should take care with regard to where he sends letters and what he writes, so that the Society in Scotland does not appropriate the money Whitaker, along with Occom, hopes to raise. Occom is shortly to be inoculated for small pox.

Advertisement, 1767 April 25

Manuscript Number: 767275.2

Date: 25 April 1767

Title: Advertisement, 1767 April 25

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Copy of an advertisement that promises a reward for the return of a stolen mare.

Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 17

Manuscript Number: 768567

Date: 17 October 1768

Title: Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 17

Author: Johnson, Jacob W.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes with news about the Congress at Fort Stanwix.

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