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Nathaniel Whitaker, narrative, 1766

Manuscript Number: 766900.11

Date: 1766

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, narrative, 1766

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Whitaker gives a brief history of Indian conversion in America and why it has thus far been relatively unsuccessful. Occom’s story is used as an argument for promoting Wheelock’s School and its focus on educating Indians, rather than English, as missionaries. A plan for an expanded school is put forth.

John Cleveland, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 October 20

Manuscript Number: 766570

Date: 20 October 1766

Title: John Cleveland, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 October 20

Author: Cleaveland, John

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Cleveland writes that he has heard from Jonathan Parsons of a letter, sent to England by Secretary Oliver, intended to do damage to Occom and Whitaker in England. He mentions that Parsons intends to write to England and state the truth.

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