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Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1767

Manuscript Number: 767900.12

Date: 1767

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1767

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Occom, Mary (née Fowler)

Abstract: Occom writes that he is setting out for the country and might visit Ireland. He has also sent a box of books and a letter listing other items sent.

Samuel Niles and Edward Deake, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 January 15

Manuscript Number: 767115.1

Date: 15 January 1767

Title: Samuel Niles and Edward Deake, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 January 15

Authors: Niles, Samuel; Deake, Edward

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Niles and Deake write to thank Wheelock for admitting Niles’s (spiritual) son, Toby, to his school and for his educational efforts.

Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1767 January 21

Manuscript Number: 767121

Date: 21 January 1767

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1767 January 21

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Occom, Mary (née Fowler)

Abstract: Occom writes from his tour of Great Britain to discuss family business, including money sent to repay debts, and the enrollment of their son at Wheelock’s school.

Jacob Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 January 31

Manuscript Number: 767131

Date: 31 January 1767

Title: Jacob Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 January 31

Author: Fowler, Jacob

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Jacob Fowler expresses gratitude for Wheelock’s attention and kindness.

George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 9

Manuscript Number: 767159.4

Date: 9 February 1767

Title: George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 9

Author: Whitefield, George

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitefield strongly urges Wheelock to detail the school's accounts and send them to the Trust. He also notes his disapproval of the arrangement with Mr. Eells, and discusses other Charity School business.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 12

Manuscript Number: 767162.1

Date: 12 February 1767

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 12

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitaker writes regarding several matters, including the slanders of the New England Company, General Lyman's progress in obtaining land, the necessity of formalizing the Charity School accounts, and the disbursement of a shipment of books. He notes that Whitefield suggests sending Indian baskets to the wives of donors, and that Occom proposes Long Island as a suitable new location for an Indian school.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 12

Manuscript Number: 767162.2

Date: 12 February 1767

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 12

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom writes from England of his sorrow regarding the misconduct of Wheelock’s Indian pupils and the problems in caring for his family. He asks that Wheelock instruct Occom’s son Aaron according to the boy’s inclinations.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 February 13

Manuscript Number: 767163

Date: 13 February 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 February 13

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock discusses developments regarding two of his Mohawk students, reports on the progress of various missions, and discusses a tract of land on the Ohio as a possible site for a school.

David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 14

Manuscript Number: 767164

Date: 14 February 1767

Title: David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 14

Author: Avery, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Avery requests leave to go on a ride to relax his mind.

Jonathan Murdock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 26

Manuscript Number: 767176.1

Date: 26 February 1767

Title: Jonathan Murdock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 26

Author: Murdock, Jonathan

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Murdock lists the various reasons why he cannot undertake a mission.

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