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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1766 April 9

Manuscript Number: 766259

Date: 9 April 1766

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1766 April 9

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Occom about his family’s unmet needs — perhaps because of the influence of the “Antimason Party” — which he supplied on his own account. He cautions Occom not to be involved in the Mason land case, and gives him advice about his son Aaron’s bad behavior.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 February 24

Manuscript Number: 772174.1

Date: 24 February 1772

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 February 24

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: In response to Occom's query/admonition, Wheelock asserts that the first and most important purpose of the college is Indian education.

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