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Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 April 11

Manuscript Number: 769261

Date: 11 April 1769

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 April 11

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitaker writes that he is ready to license Mr. Huntington for a mission among the Indians. He also refers to business among other ministers.

Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 May 14

Manuscript Number: 769313

Date: 14 May 1769

Title: Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 May 14

Author: Johnson, Jacob W.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes that, if Huntington should go to Oneida Country, it is important that he learn the Indian language. Johnson strongly urges Wheelock to employ a professor of Indian language, and counsels him not to send Ralph Wheelock on a mission before meeting with Mr. Kirtland.

Thomas Huntington, journal, 1769 June

Manuscript Number: 769390.1

Date: June 1769

Title: Thomas Huntington, journal, 1769 June

Author: Huntington, Thomas

Abstract: Huntington details his visit to Mr. Kirtland’s school, recounting the success of the mission to the Oneidas, and the barriers to further missions.

Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 June 15

Manuscript Number: 769365

Date: 15 June 1769

Title: Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 June 15

Author: Johnson, Jacob W.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes about the prospect of war among the western nations of Indians.

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