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Solomon Williams, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 January 5

Manuscript Number: 765105

Date: 5 January 1765

Title: Solomon Williams, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 January 5

Author: Williams, Solomon

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Williams writes to voice his objection to the proposed trip of Occom to England.

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.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1765 May 4 and 24

Manuscript Number: 765304

Date: 4 May 1765

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1765 May 4 and 24

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock writes a long letter to Whitefield, detailing the events and outcome of the Occom-Jewett controversy, news about activities related to the School, and the plan to send Occom to fundraise in England.

Minutes of the meeting of the Board of Correspondents, 1765 May 10

Manuscript Number: 765310.1

Date: 10 May 1765

Title: Minutes of the meeting of the Board of Correspondents, 1765 May 10

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

Abstract: The Board votes to send C.J. Smith to Europe to collect funds, to ask General Gage for help, to increase Occom’s pension to relieve his poverty, and to employ him as a missionary to the Six Nations if he doesn’t go to Europe.

Samuel Finley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 3

Manuscript Number: 765353

Date: 3 June 1765

Title: Samuel Finley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 3

Author: Finley, Samuel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Finley writes that Ralph Wheelock has been working steadily for the school, and that Occom should have more polishing before traveling to Great Britain.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1765 June 12

Manuscript Number: 765362.2

Date: 12 June 1765

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1765 June 12

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: DeBerdt, Dennys

Abstract: Wheelock writes to tell DeBerdt of traveling with Occom and others to collect donations for the School, and to notify him that Occom and company should arrive in England in the fall.

William Gaylord, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock 1765 June 18

Manuscript Number: 765368.2

Date: 18 June 1765

Title: William Gaylord, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock 1765 June 18

Author: Gaylord, William

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Gaylord writes to Wheelock asking for news about Occom’s plans, mentioning rumors he has heard, and discussing attitudes for and against the School.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 24

Manuscript Number: 765374.3

Date: 24 June 1765

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 24

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitaker informs Wheelock that he has convinced David Jewett to attend a meeting of the Connecticut Board of Correspondents to address the conflict with Occom. He instructs Wheelock to prepare a testimonial.

Minutes of the Connecticut Board of Correspondents, 1765 July 2

Manuscript Number: 765402.2

Date: 2 July 1765

Title: Minutes of the Connecticut Board of Correspondents, 1765 July 2

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

Abstract: Minutes record the vote on several issues pertaining to the fundraising trip to Great Britain, and on Jewett’s letter clearing Occom’s character of the charges against him.

Isaac Dakayenensere, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 29

Manuscript Number: 765529

Date: 29 September 1765

Title: Isaac Dakayenensere, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 29

Author: Dakayenensere, Isaac

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Dakanyenensere extends his gratitude for Wheelock's reply to his letter, and informs Wheelock that he has related its contents to the "great Men".

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