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Samson Occom, letter, to Robert Clelland, 1768

Manuscript Number: 768900.7

Date: 1768

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Robert Clelland, 1768

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Clelland, Robert

Abstract: Occom writes a bitter complaint about the stories that Clelland has been spreading about him.

Hezekiah Calvin, confession, 1768

Manuscript Number: 768900.1

Date: 1768

Title: Hezekiah Calvin, confession, 1768

Author: Calvin, Hezekiah

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Calvin writes that he should be allowed to leave the school, as he is unable to resist the temptation to sin.

List of books taken by David Fowler into Mohawk Country, 1768

Manuscript Number: 768900.2

Date: 1768

Title: List of books taken by David Fowler into Mohawk Country, 1768

Abstract: A list of religious and instructional texts brought by David Fowler on his mission.

Nathaniel Shaw, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 January 14

Manuscript Number: 768114

Date: 14 January 1768

Title: Nathaniel Shaw, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 January 14

Author: Shaw, Nathaniel Jr.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shaw writes Wheelock to request payment for what Occom owes him.

Allyn Mather, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 January 18

Manuscript Number: 768118.1

Date: 18 January 1768

Title: Allyn Mather, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 January 18

Author: Mather, Allyn

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Mather writes to Wheelock that he is doing well in his studies and is ready to take a tour among the Indians if Wheelock wishes.

Hezekiah Calvin, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 January 29

Manuscript Number: 768129

Date: 29 January 1768

Title: Hezekiah Calvin, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 January 29

Author: Calvin, Hezekiah

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Calvin confesses to drunkenness and going away without leave. He notes that he almost went to sea.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 February 10

Manuscript Number: 768160

Date: 10 February 1768

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 February 10

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes to Wheelock about his life among the Oneidas and the progress of his school. He notes that Kirkland is very ill.

Hezekiah Calvin, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March

Manuscript Number: 768240.1

Date: March 1768

Title: Hezekiah Calvin, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March

Author: Calvin, Hezekiah

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Calvin confesses to a troubled mind and to regret at having considered marrying at too young an age. He asks permission to go home.

Robert Keen, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March

Manuscript Number: 768240

Date: March 1768

Title: Robert Keen, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March

Author: Keen, Robert

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Keen writes to Wheelock with a list of books donated to the school and advises Wheelock that it would be in his best interest to write a thank-you note to the donor.

Samuel Savage, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March 5

Manuscript Number: 768205

Date: 5 March 1768

Title: Samuel Savage, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March 5

Author: Savage, Samuel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Savage writes to Wheelock applauding his work and Whitaker’s efforts, hoping Occom will not be spoiled by the attention, distrusting the trustees’ management of the funds, and notifying him of a chest of books he has sent for use at the Indian Schools.

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