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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.

Accounts, Indian Charity School, 1767 May 6

Manuscript Number: 767306.1

Date: 6 May 1767

Title: Accounts, Indian Charity School, 1767 May 6

Abstract: Accounts of the Indian Charity School from May 1766 to May 1767. Wheelock’s account with Moses Peck.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 October 16

Manuscript Number: 767566.2

Date: 16 October 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 October 16

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Keen, Robert

Abstract: Wheelock says he is drawing money from the Trust in England, and urges Keen to relay its reaction to Wheelock's accounts. He writes about Brainerd's mission to Muskingum, Kirkland's mission to the Oneidas, Phineas Dodge and Joseph Johnson's schools in Oneida, and an "extraordinary and preternatural" occurrence, which he does not disclose.

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