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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1761 November 25

Manuscript Number: 761625.1

Date: 25 November 1761

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1761 November 25

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock writes on the progress of the school and various missions, describes some of his Indian students, notes the support of William Johnson, and touches on Occom’s recent mission to the Oneidas.

Robert Clelland, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 February 17

Manuscript Number: 763167

Date: 17 February 1763

Title: Robert Clelland, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 February 17

Author: Clelland, Robert

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Clelland writes an informal letter discussing the poor state of local Indian affairs.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 September 26

Manuscript Number: 764526.2

Date: 26 September 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 September 26

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock addresses the various conflicts regarding Occom and his employers, would-be and otherwise.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to George Green, 1769 April 17

Manuscript Number: 769267.2

Date: 17 April 1769

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to George Green, 1769 April 17

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Green

Abstract: Whitaker writes, for publication, that Occom refused Episcopal ordination while in England, which highly displeased the Bishops.

Matthew Graves, letter, to the Earl of Dartmouth, 1770 August 5

Manuscript Number: 770455

Date: 5 August 1770

Title: Matthew Graves, letter, to the Earl of Dartmouth, 1770 August 5

Author: Graves, Matthew

Recipient: Legge, William

Abstract: Graves writes that George Whitefield is dead, that Occom has become “vile” after having been “exalted” in England, and that Wheelock is building a new school that will be largely for whites.

Samson Occom, journal, 1757 June 28 to 1761 March 31

Manuscript Number: 757378

Date: 28 June 1757 to 31 March 1761

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1757 June 28 to 1761 March 31

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his travels throughout Long Island and New England, as well as his ordination and the events leading up to it. He takes his son Aaron to be raised by Wheelock.

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