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Joseph Fish, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 January 30. John Shattock, letter, to Joseph Fish, 1770 December 30. Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Alexander Moubray, 1771 October 15.

Manuscript Number: 771130

Date: 30 January 1771

Title: Joseph Fish, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 January 30. John Shattock, letter, to Joseph Fish, 1770 December 30. Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Alexander Moubray, 1771 October 15.

Authors: Fish, Joseph; Shattock, John Sr.; Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipients: Wheelock, Eleazar; Fish, Joseph; Moubray, Alexander

Abstract: Multi-sectioned letter: Fish, writing to Wheelock, encloses a copy of a letter written by Shattock about his son John’s death, and asks Wheelock to pass on the news to people in Scotland and England. Wheelock writes to Alexander Moubray in Edinburgh.

John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 April 26

Manuscript Number: 771276

Date: 26 April 1771

Title: John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 April 26

Author: Thornton, John

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Thornton writes that he is grieved at the troubles between Wheelock and Kirtland. He warns that there has been “almost an outcry” over a misuse of the funds raised for the Indian Charity School, and that Whitaker is not well-liked in England. He hopes that reports of Occom drinking are untrue.

David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 June 6

Manuscript Number: 771356

Date: 6 June 1771

Title: David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 June 6

Author: Avery, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Avery writes about his upcoming ordination and possible mission. He relates news of Occom and David Fowler, with brief excerpts of a letter from Fowler.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 July 24

Manuscript Number: 771424

Date: 24 July 1771

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 July 24

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom notes his disinclination to go into the wilderness, and complains bitterly of having been used as an agent and a curiosity in England to collect money for the college. He points out that there are no Indians at the school at present (except "two or three Mollatoes") and that this confirms his suspicion that Wheelock was scheming all along to use the charity for whites.

Isaac Dakayenensere and Adam Waonwanoron, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 31

Manuscript Number: 765431

Date: 15 August 1771

Title: Isaac Dakayenensere and Adam Waonwanoron, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 31

Authors: Dakayenensere, Isaac; Waonwanoron, Adam

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Dakayenensere and Waonwanoron write to say that they are ready and willing to receive missionaries and to accept help in setting up mills and learning husbandry. They warn that they will not sell their land.

Daniel Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 September

Manuscript Number: 771540

Date: September 1771

Title: Daniel Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 September

Author: Simon, Daniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Simon writes a plain-spoken letter stating that if he is not allowed to pursue his studies rather than work, he will find another school.

Ralph Wheelock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 October 11

Manuscript Number: 771561.1

Date: 11 October 1771

Title: Ralph Wheelock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 October 11

Author: Wheelock, Rodulphus

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Ralph Wheelock updates his father on his travels and his illness. He mentions his sorrow at Maltby's death and a meeting with Occom.

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