Gain Miller, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 September 21

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abstractMiller writes to Wheelock asking him to write to Thomas Clark, who has heard that the funds collected by Whitaker and Occom for the Indian School may be diverted.

handwritingFormal handwriting is curvy and occasionally difficult to decipher. Letter case is frequently difficult to discern, especially with regard to the letter S.

paperSingle small sheet has been preserved by silking, which makes it difficult to discern the paper's condition; there appears to be moderate-to-heavy staining, creasing and wear.

inkBlack-brown

EventsFundraising Tour of Great Britain

Right Revrd and Dear Sir 
after Humble Regards to you  Wiſhing yt god who Put it Into your hart to Set up  yt Noble Deſign afoot (viz) ye Inden ſCool yt he would  make it,s Name and fame to Extend to ye outmoſt  Lemits of ye Pagan tribes for ye advancements of ye  Great Redeemers Kingdom, having had an oppurtunity  of ſeeing ye Revd mr Thomas Clark of White Creek  County albany Province of Newyork, he was Very  anxious to hear about ye scool and ye more so becauſe  he was Informd yt ye Donations and mony yt ye Revd  miſsurs Whitticer and occum ^had made^ was Like to be —  ſubverted from yt uſe he is Now gon Down to ye  Pby of In P^h^leladelphia and I Expeit to see him  In his Return and Would [illegible] take it as a Great  favour if you Would oblidg him wt a Line from you  Rev,d Sir Excuſe great heaſt ye Bearer being  Weating. Humbly aſking a remembrance [illegible] In your  Prayers for me and famely. Hoping God will  still Bleſs you In all your attemps to advance ye  ye Intreſt of Chriſt is ye Deſare of sir 
yours  to serve — —  Gain Miller    Sharon Septbr 21. 1768 
P S if you Pleas to Write to me.  Direct to ye Care of ye Revd mr Smith  or Col John Willims 
M.r Gain Miller's.  Sep.r 21st 1768
To ye Revrd Docter  Eliezard Whelock  of Lebanon, to ye  Care of Cap Houſe  of andevour
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