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Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 June 24

Manuscript Number: 761374

Date: 24 June 1761

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 June 24

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom reports from New York that collections were taken and recommendations written in support of his mission.

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.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 August 22

Manuscript Number: 764472

Date: 22 August 1764

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 August 22

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom reports on his activities and on progress in the building of his house. He also notes that he’s been paid a half-year's salary by the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America. On two verso, Wheelock has written an outline for a sermon.

David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 2

Manuscript Number: 765302.2

Date: 2 May 1765

Title: David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 2

Author: Fowler, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Fowler writes to Wheelock about his intention to marry Amy Johnson, and states that he has bought her a ring. He also writes of his worries concerning her health.

David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 29

Manuscript Number: 765329.2

Date: 29 May 1765

Title: David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 29

Author: Fowler, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Fowler reports on the progress of the mission at Oneida. He writes that Joseph Woolley was appointed schoolmaster at Onaquaga, and expresses concern for Mr. Kirtland.

David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 15

Manuscript Number: 765365

Date: 15 June 1765

Title: David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 15

Author: Fowler, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Fowler reports on the progress of his scholars and on the conditions in Kanawalohale.

David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 24

Manuscript Number: 765374.2

Date: 24 June 1765

Title: David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 24

Author: Fowler, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Fowler writes regarding the progress of his mission.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 22

Manuscript Number: 765422

Date: 22 July 1765

Title: Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 22

Author: Woolley, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Woolley writes that he has been taken very ill, and updates Wheelock on the whereabouts of other charity school students.

David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 23

Manuscript Number: 765523.4

Date: 23 September 1765

Title: David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 23

Author: Fowler, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Fowler recounts his arrival at Oneida, and describes the state of his school and life there.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 23

Manuscript Number: 765673

Date: 23 December 1765

Title: Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 23

Author: Chamberlain, Theophilus

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Chamberlain writes from his mission about the bad state of affairs among the Canajoharie Mohawks, and about how the Indian teachers sent out by Wheelock refuse to obey him.

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