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Nathaniel Wheatley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 January 2

Manuscript Number: 770102

Date: 2 January 1770

Title: Nathaniel Wheatley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 January 2

Author: Wheatley, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Wheatley writes that he has drawn 40 pounds on John Thornton for Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1770 January 8

Manuscript Number: 770108.1

Date: 8 January 1770

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1770 January 8

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Thornton, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes to deny reports of his having neglected Kirtland. He mentions Thornton's kindness to Occom and the fact that John Wheatley has been drawn upon for 40 pounds towards Occom's support.

John Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 February 29

Manuscript Number: 770179

Date: 29 February 1770

Title: John Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 February 29

Author: Shattock, John Jr.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shattock thanks Wheelock for applying to Governor Wentworth on behalf of his tribe, the Narragansetts.

Ebenezer Gurley, confession, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 February 3

Manuscript Number: 770153.1

Date: 3 February 1770

Title: Ebenezer Gurley, confession, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 February 3

Author: Gurley, Ebenezer

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Gurley confesses that he tried to leave the school for Yale.

Samson Occom, letter to Eleazer Wheelock, 1770 March 6

Manuscript Number: 770206.2

Date: 6 March 1770

Title: Samson Occom, letter to Eleazer Wheelock, 1770 March 6

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom relates the visit of an English gentleman, who told him that the Indians at Oneida are disaffected towards Mr. Kirtland and are not all attending his ministry. He says he would visit Wheelock but he has no horse.

John Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 March 26

Manuscript Number: 770226.2

Date: 26 March 1770

Title: John Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 March 26

Author: Shattock, John Jr.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shattock tells Wheelock that his tribe, the Narragansetts, do not wish to move to New Hampshire on account of the colder climate.

David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 May 21

Manuscript Number: 770321

Date: 25 May 1770

Title: David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 May 21

Author: McClure, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: McClure writes that he has spoken to Occom, who is reluctant to write the Trust in England regarding the school, which Occom believes is now teaching more English than Indians. He also mentions that Whitaker is disliked in England.

Matthew Graves, letter, to the Earl of Dartmouth, 1770 August 5

Manuscript Number: 770455

Date: 5 August 1770

Title: Matthew Graves, letter, to the Earl of Dartmouth, 1770 August 5

Author: Graves, Matthew

Recipient: Legge, William

Abstract: Graves writes that George Whitefield is dead, that Occom has become “vile” after having been “exalted” in England, and that Wheelock is building a new school that will be largely for whites.

Samson Occom, letter, to Rev. Mr. Fish, 1770 November 16

Manuscript Number: 770616

Date: 16 November 1770

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Rev. Mr. Fish, 1770 November 16

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Fish, Joseph

Abstract: Occom writes he is willing to release Jacob Fowler from his employ, and let Fowler keep school at Stonington, but that the allowance for schoolmasters there is too small.

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