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George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 September 5

Manuscript Number: 764505

Date: 5 September 1764

Title: George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 September 5

Author: Whitefield, George

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitefield writes that he cannot support Occom and his companion in their intended mission, and that he doubts the wisdom of moving Occom from Mohegan.

Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 3

Manuscript Number: 767503.3

Date: 3 September 1767

Title: Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 3

Author: The Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: The commissioners of the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America refuse to send Wheelock a copy of the letter he requested because they do not credit his account of Occom’s education. They also admonish Wheelock for luring away one of the Company's interpreters.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 December 28

Manuscript Number: 768678.4

Date: 28 December 1768

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 December 28

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom confirms his attendance at a future meeting, and encloses his proposed letter to Robert Keen, which discusses Whitaker.

David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 May 21

Manuscript Number: 770321

Date: 25 May 1770

Title: David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 May 21

Author: McClure, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: McClure writes that he has spoken to Occom, who is reluctant to write the Trust in England regarding the school, which Occom believes is now teaching more English than Indians. He also mentions that Whitaker is disliked in England.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 July 24

Manuscript Number: 771424

Date: 24 July 1771

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 July 24

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom notes his disinclination to go into the wilderness, and complains bitterly of having been used as an agent and a curiosity in England to collect money for the college. He points out that there are no Indians at the school at present (except "two or three Mollatoes") and that this confirms his suspicion that Wheelock was scheming all along to use the charity for whites.

David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 June 30

Manuscript Number: 772380

Date: 30 June 1772

Title: David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 June 30

Author: McClure, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: McClure writes that he has asked Occom to join the mission, but that Occom states he is in ill health, has too many debts, and that he has been neglected since his return from Great Britain. McClure urges Wheelock to be generous with Occom.

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