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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.

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.

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 William Johnson, 1767 August 19

Manuscript Number: 767469.2

Date: 19 August 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Johnson, 1767 August 19

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Johnson, William

Abstract: Wheelock writes on behalf of the Narragansett Indians, who are losing their lands, and requests to know whether the reports of missionaries arriving from Europe are true.

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.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Trust in England, 1767 October 8

Manuscript Number: 767558.1

Date: 8 October 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Trust in England, 1767 October 8

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Trust in England

Abstract: Wheelock copies an extract from his son Ralph’s journal describing a trip to Oneida Country, and relates the progress of the mission work there.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Stephen Williams, 1767 October 16

Manuscript Number: 767566.3

Date: 16 October 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Stephen Williams, 1767 October 16

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Williams, Stephen

Abstract: Wheelock writes to congratulate Williams on his recent marriage and to update him on the progress of the school and various missions.

Phineas Dodge, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 16

Manuscript Number: 767566.1

Date: 16 October 1767

Title: Phineas Dodge, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 16

Author: Dodge, Phineas

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Dodge writes about his activities in, and progress through, the wilderness; he asks for a watch.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 10

Manuscript Number: 767610

Date: 10 November 1767

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 10

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes to Wheelock about his safe arrival in Oneida, the state of his life and school there, and about two young boys who could, in time, be likely pupils for the charity school.

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