Daniel Bull, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 January 22

Author Bull, Daniel[pers0007.ocp]

22 January 1765[1765-01-22]

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[note (type: abstract): Bull writes that the Indian girl, whom Wheelock had committed to his care, has arrived.][note (type: handwriting): Handwriting is clear and legible.][note (type: paper): Small single sheet is in good condition, with light staining, creasing and wear.][note (type: ink): Brown.][note (type: noteworthy): The identity of the Indian girl mentioned by Bull is uncertain, and so she has been left untagged. The identity of the brother-in-law mentioned by Bull is uncertain, and so he has been left untagged. The name "Eleze" in Bull's signature is uncertain -- it may be an abbreviated middle name, or a reference to Elizabeth, Bull's wife.]
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[Revd | Rev.]RevdRev. and very [Dr | Dear]DrDear [Sir | Sir]SirSir
We [Receved | received]Recevedreceived your [Indien | Indian]IndienIndian [Gurl | girl]Gurlgirl with [yr | your]yryour kind letter and hope to do her Justice but have had little time to prove her.— Corn Bears the price with us you Mention it to be with you Conclude [youl | you'll]youlyou'll not [ſend | send]ſendsend for any, that being the Case — I have a Brother in Law next door to me [ſuposed | supposed]ſuposedsupposed very near to Death under Great [fears | fears]fearsfears [& | and]&and Doubts Even to [rack | wrack]rackwrack [& | and]&and torment his mind Beg a [ſhare | share]ſhareshare in your Prayers for him that if it be the will of Heaven give him longer [ſpace | space]ſpacespace for Repentance [& | and]&and [thorowly | thoroughly]thorowlythoroughly Convince [awacken | awaken]awackenawaken and Convert and give him the full Evidence of a [Gratious | gracious]Gratiousgracious [aceptance | acceptance]aceptanceacceptance at last which would [Yeild | yield]Yeildyield unspeakable Comfort to him his Wife 9 Children [& | and]&and [freinds | friends]freindsfriends.
we beg your Prayers for us full of [illegible][guess (h-dawnd): Perplexity]Perplexity [& | and]&and Concern for [ſoul | soul]ſoulsoul and [Bodey | body]Bodeybody who are your very unworthy [freinds | friends]freindsfriends
[Duetifull | dutiful]Duetifulldutiful and kind Regards to [yr | your]yryour [ſelf | self]ſelfself [Madm | Madam]MadmMadam[pers0577.ocp] [& | and]&and Familly [Danl | Daniel]DanlDaniel Eleze Bull[pers0007.ocp]
from [Cap.t | Capt.]Cap.tCapt. [D. | Daniel]D.Daniel Bull[pers0007.ocp] [Jan.y | January]Jan.yJanuary 22. 1765[1765-01-22].
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pers0577.ocp Mad m Madam mentioned Wheelock, Mary (née Brinsmead)
pers0007.ocp Dan l Daniel Eleze Bull writer Bull, Daniel
pers0007.ocp Cap. t Capt. D. Daniel Bull writer Bull, Daniel

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