Minutes of Matters to be Narrated, 1765 September 3

ms-number767306.4

abstractA list of of the various Charity School expenses have been informally noted. The trailer indicates that these items will be listed in official accounts.

handwritingHandwriting is informal and loose, yet clear and legible. It appears that another hand, likely Wheelock's, has made edits to the document in a different ink.

paperLarge sheet folded into quarters is in good condition, with light-to-moderate creasing, yellowing and wear. There is a large central watermark.

inkThere are both dark-brown and black inks on the document.

noteworthyThe contents of this document relate to those of manuscripts 767306.2 and 767306.3.

EventsBuilding of Occom’s house

Modernized Version Deletions removed; additions added in; modern spelling and capitalization added; unfamiliar abbreviations expanded.

  In the Charge of Supplies for the Missionaries, Interpreters and schoolmasters the following Things are included
Mr. Pomeroy’s and Rodulphus Wheelock’s Mission
Mr. Ashpo’s Mission 3 1/2 Months
Mr. Occom’s House and Support of his Family
Mr. Titus Smith’s Mission and his Interpreter about 6 Months —
Mr. Chamberlain and his Interpreter and Mr. Kirklands Mission and an occasional Interpreter about a Year 8 months
Support of [gap: omitted] 5 schoolmasters
Mr. Kirkland’s House—
David Fowler and his Wife
Mr. Chamberlain’s Debt at College
Mr. Kinne Mission [gap: omitted] months
In the Charge of Board etc.[illegible: [guess: a]] is included a Horse and sundries for General Tekananda
also McClure and Avery’s Support at College— 6 months
Remains on hand a considerable Stock of Clothing
the Missionaries and schoolmasters have supplies enough for this year—
about 40 have been the Subjects of Charity the year past in the School and Wilderness—
the Work done by the Females for the School amounts to about £31— Sterling besides considerable they have done of which no Account has been kept.
Number in the Schools in the Wilderness have been about 100—
about 30 at present Subjects of Charity
 
Minutes of Matters
to be narrated
in the School Account from September 3. 1765 to May 6. 1767.
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