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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1765 May 4 and 24

Manuscript Number: 765304

Date: 4 May 1765

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1765 May 4 and 24

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock writes a long letter to Whitefield, detailing the events and outcome of the Occom-Jewett controversy, news about activities related to the School, and the plan to send Occom to fundraise in England.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Lady Pepperel, 1765 May 30

Manuscript Number: 765330.1

Date: 30 May 1765

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Lady Pepperel, 1765 May 30

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Pepperell

Abstract: Wheelock apologizes for not being able to visit and express his gratitude for her assistance, and introduces the bearers, Whitaker and Occom.

Samson Occom, journal, 1765 November 21

Manuscript Number: 765621.6

Date: 21 November 1765

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1765 November 21

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details the events of his time in Great Britain.

Moses Peck, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 24

Manuscript Number: 765674.2

Date: 12 December 1765

Title: Moses Peck, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 24

Author: Peck, Moses

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Peck updates Wheelock on business matters, and notes that Whitaker and Occom have started on their trip.

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, 1767 September 2

Manuscript Number: 767502.1

Date: 2 September 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 September 2

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes that he is attempting to get a copy of the letter sent to England by the New England Company, and updates Whitkater on the progress of various missions.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 November 28

Manuscript Number: 767628.1

Date: 28 November 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 November 28

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes of the serious trouble caused by Whitaker’s dealings with Nathaniel Eells. He also posits that Ralph Wheelock’s ability to manage Indians would make him his father's best successor.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 November 28

Manuscript Number: 767628.4

Date: 28 November 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 November 28

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Whitaker about the serious trouble caused by Whitaker’s dealings with Nathaniel Eells. He also posits that Ralph Wheelock’s ability to manage Indians would make him his father's successor.

Account, 1767 May 6 to October 21

Manuscript Number: 767306.7

Date: 6 May to 21 October 1767

Title: Account, 1767 May 6 to October 21

Abstract: Expenditures of, and donations to, the Indian Charity School in Lebanon, CT.

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