Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 28


abstractWoolley reports on the progress of the journey to Onaquaga.

handwritingHandwriting is largely clear and legible, with some deletions and additions.

paperSingle large sheet is in good-to-fair condition, with light-to-moderate creasing, staining and wear, with no loss of text. There is some tearing around the remnants of the seal.


noteworthyThere is a trailer added in what appears to be a non-contemporary (likely 19th-century) hand that reads "J. Woolley June 28." This note has not been transcribed.

signatureSignature is spelled "Wooley" as opposed to "Woolley."

  Reved Sr Provid   
Providence has ordered ſo that we are  not able to go no further than to Abany this Week.  Calvin, Moſes Peter & [illegible] great Abraham was all  poorly: the former & Peter was Lame'd Peters G^K^nee was  Swell'd. was delayed a Day & an half. moreover loſt  our Horſe, either ſtrayed or Stolen — we gave an  advertiſement ‐ and find him ^deſired y.e Hore to be ſent^ to y.e General's  if found — the Boys are all well now —  and we ſend our Duty to you, Mrs Wheelock  and Maſter, & Love to the whole Family.  and to the whole School — &cc in haſt from 
your very Humble Servt  Joſeph Wooley     
To  Reved Mr Eleazer Wheelock  Connecticut