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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.

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.

Eleazar Wheelock, draft of will, 1768 April 14

Manuscript Number: 768264

Date: 14 April 1768

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, draft of will, 1768 April 14

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: A draft of Wheelock’s will.

Levi Frisbie, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 April 23

Manuscript Number: 768273.1

Date: 23 April 1768

Title: Levi Frisbie, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 April 23

Author: Frisbie, Levi

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Frisbie writes that he considers himself unfit for missionary work.

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.

David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 May 25

Manuscript Number: 768325

Date: 25 May 1768

Title: David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 May 25

Author: Fowler, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Fowler requests money he believes is owed him, and enumerates the reasons why he is in need of it.

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.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 September 27

Manuscript Number: 768527

Date: 27 September 1768

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 September 27

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes that he is on his way to Fort Stanwix, and complains that he is never trusted with any money.

David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 10

Manuscript Number: 768560.1

Date: 10 October 1768

Title: David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 10

Author: Avery, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Avery writes from the congress at Fort Stanwix. He reports that Sir William Johnson may not be as friendly to the design as he appears, that the Indians are in danger of selling their lands for trinkets and blankets, and that efforts are being made to get them to prize their lands more dearly.

Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 10

Manuscript Number: 768560.2

Date: 10 October 1768

Title: Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 10

Author: Johnson, Jacob W.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes that a number of wealthy men have come to the congress and are enticing the Indians into selling their lands. Johnson has been going among the Indians trying to keep them from selling.

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