Robert Keen, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March

Author Keen, Robert[pers0301.ocp]

March 1768[1768-03]

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[note (type: abstract): Keen writes to Wheelock with a list of books donated to the school and advises Wheelock that it would be in his best interest to write a thank-you note to the donor.][note (type: handwriting): Hand is formal and clear.][note (type: paper): Large sheet is in good condition, with light-to-moderate creasing, yellowing and wear.][note (type: ink): Dark brown.]
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The Person who gives these Books wishes great [succeſs | success]succeſssuccess to the pious undertaking of [Mr | Mr.]MrMr. Wheelock.[pers0036.ocp] and has sent.—
  • The Religious Philosopher— 2 [Vol.s | Volumes]Vol.sVolumes
  • [Dr | Dr.]DrDr. Watts's Sermons — — — 2 [Vols | Volumes]VolsVolumes
  • Watts's [Logick | Logic]LogickLogic — — — — 1 [Volm | Volume]VolmVolume
  • Newton on Prophecy — — — 3 [Vol.s | Volumes]Vol.sVolumes
for the use of the Library, or of any of the [illegible] Ministers.— and
  • 4 Testaments.—
for the use of the Schools.—
[M:r | Mr.]M:rMr. Wheelock[pers0036.ocp] [S.r | Sir]S.rSir
The above is a genteel present from [Mr | Mr.]MrMr. King[pers0306.ocp] of Bedford Row[place0009.ocp]. London.[place0128.ocp] he brought them in his Coach himself to me [& | and]&and [Subscrib'd | subscribed]Subscrib'dsubscribed likewise 3 Guineas — as he seems to be a worthy [Gent.n | gentleman]Gent.ngentleman [& | and]&and I believe of the [estasblish'd | established]estasblish'destablished Church, it would not be [amiſs | amiss]amiſsamiss when you write to me to subjoin a [Postcript | postscript]Postcriptpostscript of thanks to him which I would [shew | show]shewshow him [& | and]&and may be productive of more favours
I am [D.r | Dear]D.rDear [Sr | Sir]SrSir [ | yours]y.rsyours [&c | etc.]&cetc. RKeen [pers0301.ocp] March 1768 —[1768-03]
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From [M.r | Mr.]M.rMr. King[pers0306.ocp] of Bedford[place0009.ocp]  March 1768.[1768-03] By [ye | the]yethe Hand of [M.r | Mr.]M.rMr. Keen[pers0301.ocp]  [Recd | Received]RecdReceived [Jany | January]JanyJanuary [5th | 5th]5th5th 1778[1778-01-05].
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id Text in document Role in header Authorized Name
pers0036.ocp M r Mr. Wheelock. recipient Wheelock, Eleazar
pers0036.ocp M: r Mr. Wheelock recipient Wheelock, Eleazar
pers0306.ocp M r Mr. King mentioned King
pers0301.ocp RKeen writer Keen, Robert
pers0306.ocp M. r Mr. King mentioned King
pers0301.ocp M. r Mr. Keen writer Keen, Robert

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place0009.ocp Bedford Row Bedford Row
place0128.ocp London. London
place0009.ocp Bedford Bedford Row

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1778-01-05 JanyJanuary 5th5th 1778

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