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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 April 11

Manuscript Number: 767261.4

Date: 11 April 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 April 11

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes of Kirkland’s visit and of his progress on his mission among the Oneidas. He also relates news of Whitaker's and Occom’s wives, as well as other business related to the Charity School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 July 27

Manuscript Number: 767427.2

Date: 27 July 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 July 27

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Keen, Robert

Abstract: Wheelock writes of the desperate situation faced by Samuel Kirkland and the Indians at Oneida. He quotes liberally from Kirkland's letters, and mentions that David Fowler has undertaken a 400-mile journey on foot to secure aid.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 10

Manuscript Number: 767510

Date: 10 September 1767

Title: Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 10

Author: Chamberlain, Theophilus

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Chamberlain offers an account of his debts accrued as a missionary and argues that he should not owe any money to Wheelock's School.

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.

Willard Hubbard, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 8

Manuscript Number: 767558.2

Date: 8 October 1767

Title: Willard Hubbard, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 8

Author: Hubbard, Willard

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Hubbard writes regarding reports of drunkenness among Joseph Johnson and company.

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.

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.

Phineas Dodge, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 3

Manuscript Number: 767603

Date: 3 November 1767

Title: Phineas Dodge, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 3

Author: Dodge, Phineas

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Dodge writes regarding his trip to Oneida country, the danger from small pox, and a meeting with Sir William Johnson.

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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