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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 April 5

Manuscript Number: 766255

Date: 5 April 1766

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 April 5

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes to update Whitaker -- in England on the fundraising tour of Great Britain -- on the progress of various students and missionaries, and on Whitaker’s family.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1766 July 24

Manuscript Number: 766424

Date: 24 July 1766

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1766 July 24

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock writes to update Whitefield on the missions of Kirkland and others.

David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 5

Manuscript Number: 766454

Date: 4 August 1766

Title: David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 5

Author: McClure, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: McClure writes from his mission about his arrival, the work of the school, the condition of the pupils, and the kindness of people. He notes the difficulties in not knowing the language.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 October 3

Manuscript Number: 766553

Date: 3 October 1766

Title: Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 October 3

Author: Chamberlain, Theophilus

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Chamberlain relates the progress, or lack thereof, of his mission among the Mohawks.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 December 1

Manuscript Number: 766651.3

Date: 1 December 1766

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 December 1

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson sends regrets over the tone of his previous letter and the fact that he has not written lately, and relates his plans to train as a schoolmaster.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 December 8

Manuscript Number: 766658

Date: 8 December 1766

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 December 8

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes that Samuel William Johnson is on his way to England with a document certifying that Occom intends to stay out of the Mason case. He also updates Whitaker on the progress of various missions and relates that David McClure has brought a Mohawk boy to attend the charity school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 April 11

Manuscript Number: 767261.4

Date: 11 April 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 April 11

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes of Kirkland’s visit and of his progress on his mission among the Oneidas. He also relates news of Whitaker's and Occom’s wives, as well as other business related to the Charity School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 July 27

Manuscript Number: 767427.2

Date: 27 July 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 July 27

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Keen, Robert

Abstract: Wheelock writes of the desperate situation faced by Samuel Kirkland and the Indians at Oneida. He quotes liberally from Kirkland's letters, and mentions that David Fowler has undertaken a 400-mile journey on foot to secure aid.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 10

Manuscript Number: 767510

Date: 10 September 1767

Title: Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 10

Author: Chamberlain, Theophilus

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Chamberlain offers an account of his debts accrued as a missionary and argues that he should not owe any money to Wheelock's School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Trust in England, 1767 October 8

Manuscript Number: 767558.1

Date: 8 October 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Trust in England, 1767 October 8

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Trust in England

Abstract: Wheelock copies an extract from his son Ralph’s journal describing a trip to Oneida Country, and relates the progress of the mission work there.

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