Daniel Bull, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 January 22

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abstractBull writes that the Indian girl, whom Wheelock had committed to his care, has arrived.

handwritingHandwriting is clear and legible.

paperSmall single sheet is in good condition, with light staining, creasing and wear.

inkBrown.

noteworthyThe identity of the Indian girl mentioned by Bull is uncertain, and so she has been left untagged. The identity of the brother-in-law mentioned by Bull is uncertain, and so he has been left untagged. The name "Eleze" in Bull's signature is uncertain -- it may be an abbreviated middle name, or a reference to Elizabeth, Bull's wife.

  Revd and very Dr Sir 
We Receved your Indien Gurl with yr kind letter and hope  to do her Justice but have had little time to prove her.—  Corn Bears the price with us you Mention it to be with you  Conclude youl not ſend for any, that being the Case —  I have a Brother in Law next door to me ſuposed very near to Death  under Great fears & Doubts Even to rack & torment his mind  Beg a ſhare in your Prayers for him that if it be the will  of Heaven give him longer ſpace for Repentance & thorowly  Convince awacken and Convert and give him the full Evidence  of a Gratious aceptance at last which would Yeild unspeakable  Comfort to him his Wife 9 Children & freinds.
we beg your Prayers for us full of [illegible][guess: Perplexity] & Concern for ſoul  and Bodey who are your very unworthy freinds
Duetifull and kind Regards to yr ſelf Madm & Familly  Danl Eleze Bull 
from Cap.t D. Bull  Jan.y 22. 1765.
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