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Samuel Hopkins, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 September 30

Manuscript Number: 761530

Date: 30 September 1761

Title: Samuel Hopkins, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 September 30

Author: Hopkins, Samuel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Hopkins writes Wheelock about reports that Occom lacks tact in his dealings with the Oneidas, and that he is instructing them to leave off their Indian ways. He suggests that Occom may not be right for an Indian mission.

Samuel Ashpo, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 August 15

Manuscript Number: 763465.3

Date: 15 August 1763

Title: Samuel Ashpo, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 August 15

Author: Ashpo, Samuel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Ashpo writes that C.J. Smith has left his mission, and that Onaquaga is in want of missionaries. Ashpo suggests that he will go preach.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 February 9

Manuscript Number: 765159.1

Date: 9 February 1765

Title: Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 February 9

Author: Woolley, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Woolley gives an account of his progress at Onaquaga, and writes that Good Peter is ready to bring four boys to the school now that peace among the Nations is settled.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 February 9

Manuscript Number: 765159.2

Date: 9 February 1765

Title: Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 February 9

Author: Woolley, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Woolley writes that the two boys who were to come to the school are delayed because of winter snow and the risk of smallpox. He also remarks on the progress of his mission, his admiration for the Tuscaroras, and the wish of the Oneidas at Chenango to have Samuel Ashpo return to them.

Isaac Dakayenensere, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 29

Manuscript Number: 765529

Date: 29 September 1765

Title: Isaac Dakayenensere, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 29

Author: Dakayenensere, Isaac

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Dakanyenensere extends his gratitude for Wheelock's reply to his letter, and informs Wheelock that he has related its contents to the "great Men".

The Chiefs at Onaquaga, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 29

Manuscript Number: 765679

Date: 29 December 1765

Title: The Chiefs at Onaquaga, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 29

Authors: Addam; Isaac; David; Peter; Jacob; Thomas

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: The Onaquaga chiefs write to tell Wheelock of Joseph Woolley's death.

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.

Elisha Gunn, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 2

Manuscript Number: 767502.3

Date: 2 September 1767

Title: Elisha Gunn, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 2

Author: Gunn, Elisha

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Gunn writes to introduce an Oneida chief.

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