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George Whitefield, letter, to Peter Vanbrugh Livingston, 1766 February 27

Manuscript Number: 766177

Date: 27 February 1766

Title: George Whitefield, letter, to Peter Vanbrugh Livingston, 1766 February 27

Author: Whitefield, George

Recipient: Livingstone, Peter Vanbrugh

Abstract: Whitefield writes that Lord Dartmouth proves himself to be America’s friend, that Occom preaches to acceptance and is meeting nobles, and that the king has become a benefactor of Wheelock’s plan.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 7

Manuscript Number: 766207.1

Date: 7 March 1766

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 7

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitaker, in London, writes that he has received letters from Wheelock, and that Wheelock should take care with regard to where he sends letters and what he writes, so that the Society in Scotland does not appropriate the money Whitaker, along with Occom, hopes to raise. Occom is shortly to be inoculated for small pox.

Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1766 March 11

Manuscript Number: 766211

Date: 11 March 1766

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1766 March 11

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Occom, Mary (née Fowler)

Abstract: Occom details the items he is sending for his family from England, and tells of his inoculation by Mr. Whitaker just hours before.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 May 29

Manuscript Number: 766329.1

Date: 29 May 1766

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 May 29

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitaker writes that Occom is recovered from his dysentary, and requests an account of all the money received from the London Commissioners. He reports on money already subscribed and on Mr. Penn’s gift, and hints at possible trouble to come from enemies of the design.

Joseph Fish, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 July 30

Manuscript Number: 766430

Date: 30 July 1766

Title: Joseph Fish, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 July 30

Author: Fish, Joseph

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Fish writes to Whitaker about his mission to the Narragansetts, and about the visit he and his wife made to Mrs. Whitaker.

George Whitefield, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 August 11

Manuscript Number: 766461.4

Date: 11 August 1766

Title: George Whitefield, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 August 11

Author: Whitefield, George

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Whitefield writes Whitaker to admonish him not to pay court to unnamed individuals. He recommends that Occom go to Colton, not to Bath, likely to recover from his inoculation against smallpox, though this is uncertain.

Robert Keen, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 20

Manuscript Number: 766470.1

Date: 20 August 1766

Title: Robert Keen, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 20

Author: Keen, Robert

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Keen writes a lengthy letter to Wheelock about the progress of the fundraising tour in England, and the management of the funds collected.

Robert Keen, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 August 20

Manuscript Number: 766470.4

Date: 20 August 1766

Title: Robert Keen, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 August 20

Author: Keen, Robert

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Keen warns Whitaker away from Mr. Richards, advises him against appearing separately from Occom, explains why he hasn't received the Narratives, describes the men who might support him and Occom in their travels, and gives news about their maid in London.

Moses Peck, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 September

Manuscript Number: 766540

Date: September 1766

Title: Moses Peck, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 September

Author: Peck, Moses

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Peck encloses a bill, and copies a letter from Whitefield to Mason regarding the controversy involving Occom and the New England Company.

Courtenay Connell, letter, to Henry Mayo, 1766 December 2

Manuscript Number: 766652.4

Date: 2 December 1766

Title: Courtenay Connell, letter, to Henry Mayo, 1766 December 2

Author: Connell, Courtenay

Recipient: Mayo, Henry

Abstract: Connell writes an indignant letter reproving Mayo for attacks on Whitaker and Occom.

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