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

Author McCluer, John[pers0370.ocp]

28 May 1764[1764-05-28]

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[note (type: abstract): John McLuer writes to say that he has sent his son David to attend the school.][note (type: paper): Large 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.][note (type: ink): Brown-black ink has faded to light brown.]
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Reverend Sir
I [Rec.d | received]Rec.dreceived yours bearing Date march 15[1764-03-15], which gave Account of your [famelys | family's]famelysfamily's being very Poorly, in health, I was [hartely | heartily]hartelyheartily Sorry for it, but having Seen your Son Since, which gave Account of [there | their]theretheir getting Better, which I was glad to hear, [& | and]&and prays they may Continue So, Dear Sir I have Sent my Son to you, hoping in God and Praying, he may [Anſwer | answer]Anſweranswer the End for which he is Sent, which nothing but time Can prove, after you have proved him Sir, I [ſhould | should]ſhouldshould be glad you ^[above] would^would let me know, how you like him, I have shared Deedp in [Gods | God's]GodsGod's Mercy, who has brought a [^[above] E^ELleaven | eleven]^[above] E^ELleaveneleven of my [famely | family]famelyfamily, Safe through the Small Pox, O O that a [Sence | sense]Sencesense of God's [Goodneſs | goodness]Goodneſsgoodness may [allways | always]allwaysalways affect my [hart | heart]hartheart, [& | and]&and theirs, So Recommending David[pers0368.ocp] to your [Cair | care]Caircare, under God, Dear Sir
I Remain your Loving, [Dutifull | dutiful]Dutifulldutiful, and [Obledgent | obligant]Obledgentobligant [Servante | servant]Servanteservant John [McCluer | McCluer]McCluerMcCluer[pers0370.ocp]
PS My [famely | family]famelyfamily are all in health, [& | and]&and Sends [there | their]theretheir kind Compliments to you [& | and]&and ^[above] your^your [famely | family]famelyfamily
John [M.cCluer | McCluer]M.cCluerMcCluer[pers0370.ocp] May [28th | 28th]28th28th 1764[1764-05-28]
To The [Revr.d | Rev.]Revr.d Rev. Eleazar Wheelock[pers0036.ocp] [Miniſter | Minister]MiniſterMinister at Lebanon[place0122.ocp] in [Connecticutt | Connecticut]ConnecticuttConnecticut[place0048.ocp]
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pers0368.ocp David mentioned McClure, David
pers0370.ocp John M c Cluer McCluer writer McLuer, John
pers0370.ocp John M. c Cluer McCluer writer McLuer, John
pers0036.ocp Eleazar Wheelock recipient Wheelock, Eleazar

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place0122.ocp Lebanon Lebanon
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1764-05-28 May. 28 1764
1764-03-15 march 15
1764-05-28 May 28th28th 1764

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