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Eleazar Wheelock, letter to Johnson, McClure, Avery, Mather, Frisbie, 1767 December 11

Manuscript Number: 767661.1

Date: 11 December 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter to Johnson, McClure, Avery, Mather, Frisbie, 1767 December 11

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipients: Johnson, Samuel; McClure, David; Avery, David; Mather, Allyn; Frisbie, Levi

Abstract: Wheelock writes to his former students, now at Yale College, urging them to study Indian languages to prepare themselves for missionary work.

David Avery, letter, to David McClure, 1768 August 14

Manuscript Number: 768464.3

Date: 14 August 1768

Title: David Avery, letter, to David McClure, 1768 August 14

Author: Avery, David

Recipient: McClure, David

Abstract: Avery writes a collegial letter, over a few days and in segments, about the people and conditions at his mission. He notes that he will travel to Canajoharie to recruit an interpreter, and then writes from there as well.

Sylvanus Ripley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 September 24

Manuscript Number: 768524.2

Date: 24 September 1768

Title: Sylvanus Ripley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 September 24

Author: Ripley, Sylvanus

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Ripley writes to accept Wheelock’s invitation to write to him to improve his education. Ripley writes in support of the design to Christianize the Indians.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 May 23

Manuscript Number: 772323

Date: 23 May 1772

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 May 23

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Thornton, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Thornton regarding several matters, including Thornton's warnings about Wheelock’s son Ralph, and Thornton's offer to pay Wheelock’s debt. He gives news of Occom and other potential missionaries.

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