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Gershom Breed, account ledger, 1764

Manuscript Number: 764900.1

Date: 1764

Title: Gershom Breed, account ledger, 1764

Author: Breed, Gershom

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Gershom Breed's bill against Wheelock for goods furnished to Occom and others.

Robert Clelland, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 January 21

Manuscript Number: 764121

Date: 21 January 1764

Title: Robert Clelland, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 January 21

Author: Clelland, Robert

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Clelland writes an indignant letter complaining that the Mohegan sachem has denigrated Clelland's teaching. Clelland believes certain parties are angling to replace him with Occom.

Garrat Noel, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 April

Manuscript Number: 764290

Date: April 1764

Title: Garrat Noel, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 April

Author: Noel, Garrat

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Noel writes that he has some books waiting to be sent as soon as opporunity arises, as well as a letter from Sir William Johnson to Occom.

John McCluer, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 May 28

Manuscript Number: 764328

Date: 28 May 1764

Title: John McCluer, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 May 28

Author: McLuer, John

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: John McLuer writes to say that he has sent his son David to attend the school.

Minutes of the Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1764 July 4

Manuscript Number: 764404

Date: 4 July 1764

Title: Minutes of the Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1764 July 4

Author: Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge

Abstract: A copy of minutes refer to the formation of the Connecticut board, and to Occom's employment by the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, 1764 July 9

Manuscript Number: 764409

Date: 9 July 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, 1764 July 9

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: The Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America

Abstract: As secretary of the Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, Wheelock writes to the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, asking that it release Occom from its employ and pay him the 30 pounds that was promised him.

Solomon Williams and Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Honorable Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1764 July 10

Manuscript Number: 764410.2

Date: 10 July 1764

Title: Solomon Williams and Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Honorable Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1764 July 10

Authors: Williams, Solomon; Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge

Abstract: Williams and Wheelock write to inform the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge that, per its commission, a Connecticut board of correspondents has been formed, and officers have been elected. They state that the best prospect for furthering the Society's design lies with Wheelock’s Indian charity school, and that they hope to employ Occom and Ashpo.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 August 7

Manuscript Number: 764457

Date: 7 August 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 August 7

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock writes that Occom is to be sent on a mission to the distant tribes, but that money is needed to finance the trip. He also updates Whitefield on various new students.

Copy, Samson Occom's Commission from the Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1764 August 13

Manuscript Number: 764463

Date: 13 August 1764

Title: Copy, Samson Occom's Commission from the Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1764 August 13

Author: Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge

Abstract: A contemporary copy of a commission authorizing Samson Occom, along with David Fowler, to undertake a mission to the Six Nations.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 August 22

Manuscript Number: 764472

Date: 22 August 1764

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 August 22

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom reports on his activities and on progress in the building of his house. He also notes that he’s been paid a half-year's salary by the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America. On two verso, Wheelock has written an outline for a sermon.

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