John McCluer, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 May 28

Author McCluer, John

Date28 May, 1764

ms number764328

abstractJohn McLuer writes to say that he has sent his son David to attend the school.

paperLarge sheet is folded in half to make four pages. Paper is in fair-to-good condition, with light-to-moderate creasing, staining and wear. The bottom of the paper is torn all the way across with no apparent loss of text. There is a prominent watermark.

inkBrown-black ink has faded to light brown.

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Reverend Sir
I Rec.d yours bearing Date march 15, which gave Account of your famelys being very Poorly, in health, I was hartely Sorry for it, but having Seen your Son Since, which gave Account of there getting Better, which I was glad to hear, & prays they may Continue So, Dear Sir I have Sent my Son to you, hoping in God and Praying, he may Anſwer the End for which he is Sent, which nothing but time Can prove, after you have proved him Sir, I ſhould be glad you ^would^ let me know, how you like him, I have shared Deedp in Gods Mercy, who has brought a ^E^Lleaven of my famely, Safe through the Small Pox, O O that a Sence of God's Goodneſs may allways affect my hart, & theirs, So Recommending David to your Cair, under God, Dear Sir
I Remain your Loving, Dutifull, and Obledgent Servante John McCluer
PS My famely are all in health, & Sends there kind Compliments to you & ^your^ famely —
John M.cCluer May 28th 1764
To The Revr.d Eleazar Wheelock Miniſter at Lebanon in Connecticutt
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