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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Mr. Whitefield, 1759 November 3

Manuscript Number: 759603

Date: 3 November 1759

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Mr. Whitefield, 1759 November 3

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock writes of the progress at his school, and of the conditions under which he looks for more Indian pupils as well as public charity. He also mentions the ordination of Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Smith, 1761 September 15

Manuscript Number: 761515

Date: 15 September 1761

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Smith, 1761 September 15

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Smith, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes of Occom’s mission to the Oneidas, of the preparations of Samuel Kirtland for mission work, and of the general progress of the charity school. In a postscript, Wheelock states that Occom was educated entirely by him, and not at college.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Brainerd, 1761 November 6

Manuscript Number: 761606.1

Date: 6 November 1761

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Brainerd, 1761 November 6

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Brainerd, John

Abstract: Wheelock updates Brainerd on the progress of various Indian students at the school.

Jacob Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 December 14

Manuscript Number: 761664.1

Date: 14 December 1761

Title: Jacob Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 December 14

Author: Woolley, Jacob

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Woolley writes a conversational letter about enjoying college and wanting to travel.

Jacob Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1762 July 21

Manuscript Number: 762421.1

Date: 21 July 1762

Title: Jacob Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1762 July 21

Author: Woolley, Jacob

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Woolley writes from New Jersey College (Princeton) that he was glad to have seen Joseph and Hezekiah, and that he enjoys a good state of health.

Jacob Woolley, confession, 1763 July 25

Manuscript Number: 763425.2

Date: 25 July 1763

Title: Jacob Woolley, confession, 1763 July 25

Author: Woolley, Jacob

Abstract: Woolley's confession of drunkeness and blasphemy.

Jacob Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 October 21

Manuscript Number: 763571.2

Date: 21 October 1763

Title: Jacob Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 October 21

Author: Woolley, Jacob

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Woolley writes that he is going away from School not for good, but to pay a debt he owes for liquor.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dr. Andrew Gifford, 1763 October 31

Manuscript Number: 763581

Date: 31 October 1763

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dr. Andrew Gifford, 1763 October 31

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Gifford, Andrew

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Dr. Gifford thanking him for his support at a time when hostilities with the Indians have stopped donations and interfered with missionary work. Wheelock asks Gifford to befriend General Lyman in England to advance the interests of the School.

David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 2

Manuscript Number: 765302.2

Date: 2 May 1765

Title: David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 2

Author: Fowler, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Fowler writes to Wheelock about his intention to marry Amy Johnson, and states that he has bought her a ring. He also writes of his worries concerning her health.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 6

Manuscript Number: 765406.2

Date: 6 July 1765

Title: Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 6

Author: Woolley, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Joseph Woolley writes to Wheelock with news from his mission to Onaquaga. He mentions the smallpox epidemic, the Shawnees' and Delawares' confirmation of the Covenant Chain, his cousin Jacob Woolley, and David Fowler’s abuse of his Indian students.

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