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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.

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.

Peter Jillard, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 March 2

Manuscript Number: 767202

Date: 2 March 1767

Title: Peter Jillard, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 March 2

Authors: Jillard, Peter; Moor’s Indian Charity School

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Jillard writes to express his admiration for Occom, and notes that his opinion is shared by many in Great Britain. He proposes that provision should be made for Occom and his family out of the funds collected.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Narrangansett tribe, 1767 March 3

Manuscript Number: 767203.2

Date: 3 March 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Narrangansett tribe, 1767 March 3

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Narragansett Tribe

Abstract: Wheelock writes to the Naragansett council requesting that they give their approval to Tobias and John Shattock remaining at school.

Hezekiah Calvin, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 March 3

Manuscript Number: 767203.1

Date: 3 March 1767

Title: Hezekiah Calvin, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 March 3

Author: Calvin, Hezekiah

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Calvin confesses his faults and asks to be given another trial at the school.

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