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Samson Occom, journal, 1765 November 21

Manuscript Number: 765621.6

Date: 21 November 1765

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1765 November 21

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details the events of his time in Great Britain.

Samson Occom and Nathaniel Whitaker, agreement, 1766 October 15

Manuscript Number: 766565.2

Date: 15 October 1766

Title: Samson Occom and Nathaniel Whitaker, agreement, 1766 October 15

Abstract: A copy of the agreement in which Whitaker and Occom promise that money collected in Devon County shall be delivered into the hands of the trustees in London.

Eleazar Wheelock, draft of will, 1768 April 14

Manuscript Number: 768264

Date: 14 April 1768

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, draft of will, 1768 April 14

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: A draft of Wheelock’s will.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 August 25

Manuscript Number: 768475

Date: 25 August 1768

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 August 25

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Thornton, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes that Occom refuses to return money that was inadvertently advanced to him; he fears Occom has been given delusions of grandeur by his treatment in England.

John Thornton, letter to Eleazer Wheelock, 1768 October 11

Manuscript Number: 768561

Date: 11 October 1768

Title: John Thornton, letter to Eleazer Wheelock, 1768 October 11

Author: Thornton, John

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Thornton touches on financial matters and assures Wheelock that the Trust in England is ready to stand by him. He also notes his good opinion of Occom.

Robert Keen, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 November 14

Manuscript Number: 768614

Date: 14 November 1768

Title: Robert Keen, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 November 14

Author: Keen, Robert

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Keen writes that the trust in England has sent its Declaration of Trust, and has agreed to pay Samuel Kirkland a hundred pounds. He also discusses the Charity School accounts and requests that Wheelock send narratives of the conversion of Indians. An account of donors and money donated is included.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 December 23

Manuscript Number: 768673.1

Date: 23 December 1768

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 December 23

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Thornton, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes that he advanced Occom money before being informed that the Trust in England had given him an allowance. He proposes that Occom’s “sails were too high” during his tour of Great Britain, but that he seems to be humbling.

Nathaniel Wheatley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 January 2

Manuscript Number: 770102

Date: 2 January 1770

Title: Nathaniel Wheatley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 January 2

Author: Wheatley, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Wheatley writes that he has drawn 40 pounds on John Thornton for Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1770 January 8

Manuscript Number: 770108.1

Date: 8 January 1770

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1770 January 8

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Thornton, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes to deny reports of his having neglected Kirtland. He mentions Thornton's kindness to Occom and the fact that John Wheatley has been drawn upon for 40 pounds towards Occom's support.

Samson Occom, letter to Eleazer Wheelock, 1770 March 6

Manuscript Number: 770206.2

Date: 6 March 1770

Title: Samson Occom, letter to Eleazer Wheelock, 1770 March 6

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom relates the visit of an English gentleman, who told him that the Indians at Oneida are disaffected towards Mr. Kirtland and are not all attending his ministry. He says he would visit Wheelock but he has no horse.

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