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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.

Robert Keen, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 September 1

Manuscript Number: 767501.2

Date: 1 September 1767

Title: Robert Keen, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 September 1

Author: Keen, Robert

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Keen writes to Whitaker about drafts he has received, and advises him to deal cautiously with Mason, who is travelling to Sheffield to speak with Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 September 2

Manuscript Number: 767502.1

Date: 2 September 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 September 2

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes that he is attempting to get a copy of the letter sent to England by the New England Company, and updates Whitkater on the progress of various missions.

Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 3

Manuscript Number: 767503.3

Date: 3 September 1767

Title: Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 3

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

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: The commissioners of the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America refuse to send Wheelock a copy of the letter he requested because they do not credit his account of Occom’s education. They also admonish Wheelock for luring away one of the Company's interpreters.

Tobias Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 2

Manuscript Number: 767552

Date: 2 October 1767

Title: Tobias Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 2

Author: Shattock, Tobias

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shattock thanks Wheelock for his letter supporting the Narragansetts’ appeal to the colonial Governor that their Sachem Ninegret be prevented from selling any more of their lands.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, 1767 October 7

Manuscript Number: 767557

Date: 7 October 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, 1767 October 7

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

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

Abstract: Wheelock requests a copy of the letter slandering Whitaker, Occom and himself, and refutes its contents. He denies attempting to lure away James Dean.

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