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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1761 November 16

Manuscript Number: 761616

Date: 16 November 1761

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1761 November 16

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: DeBerdt, Dennys

Abstract: Wheelock reports on the progress of the school and various missions.

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.

George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 September 5

Manuscript Number: 764505

Date: 5 September 1764

Title: George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 September 5

Author: Whitefield, George

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitefield writes that he cannot support Occom and his companion in their intended mission, and that he doubts the wisdom of moving Occom from Mohegan.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Moses Peck, 1764 October 23

Manuscript Number: 764573.2

Date: 23 October 1764

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Moses Peck, 1764 October 23

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Peck, Moses

Abstract: Whitaker writes about his disappointment in Occom’s return from his mission, and endorses the proposal to send Kirtland on a mission. Whitaker notes that those not involved in missionary efforts are too quick to judge when those efforts fail.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Solomon Williams, 1765 January 7

Manuscript Number: 765107.1

Date: 7 January 1765

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Solomon Williams, 1765 January 7

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Williams, Solomon

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Williams urging that plans be laid for a fundraising trip to England. He also reports on the arrival of Theophilus Chamberlain, and possible plans for a mission.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 March 2

Manuscript Number: 765202.1

Date: 2 March 1765

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 March 2

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitaker writes regarding Jewett's charges against Occom, and Wheelock's memorial to the Assembly.

Robert Keen, letter, 1767 April 14

Manuscript Number: 767264.2

Date: 14 April 1767

Title: Robert Keen, letter, 1767 April 14

Author: Keen, Robert

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Keen writes to Whitaker regarding the funds raised in England. He includes an account of donations and a letter to Occom.

Robert Keen, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 September 1

Manuscript Number: 767501.2

Date: 1 September 1767

Title: Robert Keen, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 September 1

Author: Keen, Robert

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Keen writes to Whitaker about drafts he has received, and advises him to deal cautiously with Mason, who is travelling to Sheffield to speak with Occom.

Gain Miller, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 September 21

Manuscript Number: 768521.1

Date: 21 September 1768

Title: Gain Miller, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 September 21

Author: Miller, Gain

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Miller writes to Wheelock asking him to write to Thomas Clark, who has heard that the funds collected by Whitaker and Occom for the Indian School may be diverted.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Manuscript Number: 785665

Date: 15 December 1785

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his travels throughout Connecticut, New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts as he preaches among Native, Dutch, and African-American communities.

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