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John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 February 28

Manuscript Number: 772178

Date: 28 February 1772

Title: John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 February 28

Author: Thornton, John

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Thornton writes a lengthy letter mentioning the conflict with Kirkland, doubt that the Trust in England will confirm Wheelock's charter, and rumors that the college is to come under Episcopal management. He believes that Wheelock is too trusting of Ralph Wheelock, and that Occom has been unfairly treated.

The Trust in England, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 May 1

Manuscript Number: 772301

Date: 1 May 1772

Title: The Trust in England, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 May 1

Authors: Legge, William; Smythe, Syndney Safford; Thornton, John; Hardy, Charles; West, Daniel; Savage, Samuel; Keen, Robert; Trust in England

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: The Trustees acknowledge their approval of the progress of the great design, the college, and the reconciliation with Kirkland. They remind Wheelock to keep the accounts for the college and the charity school separate, and note that they have granted Occom 50 pounds a year.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 May 6

Manuscript Number: 772306

Date: 6 May 1772

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 May 6

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Thornton, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes that he has asked Occom to go on a mission to Muskingum with David Fowler. He also writes that only three of the College trustees are churchmen, and that he will honor his patrons by not bowing to opponents.

John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 May 12

Manuscript Number: 772312.1

Date: 12 May 1772

Title: John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 May 12

Author: Thornton, John

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Thornton sends a copy of a letter from the Trustees in England to Occom (dated May 5, 1772), granting him 50 pounds, then 25 pounds a year to Christianize Indians. Thornton also exhorts Wheelock to be more charitable in his judgment towards Kirkland and Occom, both of whom he admires.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 May 23

Manuscript Number: 772323

Date: 23 May 1772

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 May 23

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Thornton, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Thornton regarding several matters, including Thornton's warnings about Wheelock’s son Ralph, and Thornton's offer to pay Wheelock’s debt. He gives news of Occom and other potential missionaries.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 May 26

Manuscript Number: 772326.2

Date: 26 May 1772

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 May 26

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock asks Occom to join McClure and Frisbie on a mission to Muskingum.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 May 26

Manuscript Number: 772326.1

Date: 26 May 1772

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 May 26

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock asks Occom to join the mission of McClure and Frisbie to Muskingum.

John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 June 10

Manuscript Number: 772360.2

Date: 10 June 1772

Title: John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 June 10

Author: Thornton, John

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Thornton writes of his belief in unity among sects, mentions that he has paid bills drawn on him by Wheelock to the extent of 175 pounds, and notes that he has had a letter from Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 June 16

Manuscript Number: 772366

Date: 16 June 1772

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 June 16

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock urges Occom to go on the mission to Muskingum, adding that he has no doubt John Thornton will clear Occom of debt.

David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 June 30

Manuscript Number: 772380

Date: 30 June 1772

Title: David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 June 30

Author: McClure, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: McClure writes that he has asked Occom to join the mission, but that Occom states he is in ill health, has too many debts, and that he has been neglected since his return from Great Britain. McClure urges Wheelock to be generous with Occom.

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