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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.

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.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 April 26

Manuscript Number: 766276

Date: 26 April 1766

Title: Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 April 26

Author: Chamberlain, Theophilus

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Chamberlin writes of his religious epiphany.

Tobias Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 2

Manuscript Number: 767552

Date: 2 October 1767

Title: Tobias Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 2

Author: Shattock, Tobias

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shattock thanks Wheelock for his letter supporting the Narragansetts’ appeal to the colonial Governor that their Sachem Ninegret be prevented from selling any more of their lands.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 10

Manuscript Number: 767610

Date: 10 November 1767

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 10

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes to Wheelock about his safe arrival in Oneida, the state of his life and school there, and about two young boys who could, in time, be likely pupils for the charity school.

Aaron Kinne, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 13

Manuscript Number: 768363.1

Date: 13 June 1768

Title: Aaron Kinne, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 13

Author: Kinne, Aaron

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Kinne writes that the missionary party has arrived at Kanawalohale, and that the Oneidas there have received them well. He also writes that they are having trouble securing an interpreter, and relates other matters of interest.

Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 10

Manuscript Number: 768560.2

Date: 10 October 1768

Title: Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 10

Author: Johnson, Jacob W.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes that a number of wealthy men have come to the congress and are enticing the Indians into selling their lands. Johnson has been going among the Indians trying to keep them from selling.

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