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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.

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.

David Crosby, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March 12

Manuscript Number: 768212.1

Date: 12 March 1768

Title: David Crosby, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March 12

Author: Crosby, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Crosby writes asking to be admitted to the school and expressing his desire to be useful.

Jeremiah Halsey, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 April 25

Manuscript Number: 768275.2

Date: 25 April 1768

Title: Jeremiah Halsey, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 April 25

Author: Halsey, Jeremiah

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Halsey writes that he has seen a document in which Whitaker vastly overestimates the number of Indians in America, and that people unfriendly to the design will take advantage of the opportunity to ridicule the school.

Sarah Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 May 27

Manuscript Number: 768327

Date: 27 May 1768

Title: Sarah Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 May 27

Author: Simon, Sarah

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Simon writes that she is ill and unable to work. She suggests that some time on the sea would help, and asks Wheelock's advice.

Aaron Kinne, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 13

Manuscript Number: 768363.1

Date: 13 June 1768

Title: Aaron Kinne, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 13

Author: Kinne, Aaron

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Kinne writes that the missionary party has arrived at Kanawalohale, and that the Oneidas there have received them well. He also writes that they are having trouble securing an interpreter, and relates other matters of interest.

Edward Deake, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 21

Manuscript Number: 768371.2

Date: 21 June 1768

Title: Edward Deake, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 21

Author: Deake, Edward

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Deake writes that Hezekiah Calvin has returned home and is spreading stories of corruption and ill treatment at Wheelock’s school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Sarah Simon, 1768 June 27

Manuscript Number: 768377.2

Date: 27 June 1768

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Sarah Simon, 1768 June 27

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Simon, Sarah

Abstract: Wheelock informs Simon that if she does not want her son to stay in school until his education is finished and he is ready to teach, she should say so at once so that no more money will be spent on him.

Nathan Clap, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 28

Manuscript Number: 768378

Date: 28 June 1768

Title: Nathan Clap, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 28

Author: Clap, Nathan

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Clap confesses his sin, asks forgiveness, and asks to marry Mary Foey, Wheelock’s maid.

Mary Secutor, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 July 28

Manuscript Number: 768428.2

Date: 28 July 1768

Title: Mary Secutor, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 July 28

Author: Secutor, Mary

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Mary asks for permission to leave the school.

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