Nathaniel Wheatley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 January 2

Author Nathaniel Wheatley[pers0573.ocp]

2 January 1770[1770-01-02]

ms number770102

[note (type: abstract): Wheatley writes that he has drawn 40 pounds on John Thornton for Occom.][note (type: handwriting): Handwriting is formal and clear. It is difficult, however, to differentiate between commas and periods.][note (type: paper): Large single sheet is in good condition, with light staining, creasing and wear.][note (type: ink): Brown ink is somewhat faded.][note (type: signature): The signature is abbreviated.]
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[Mr | Mr.]MrMr. [Eleazer | Eleazar]EleazerEleazar Wheelock[pers0036.ocp]Sir
I [recd | received]recdreceived your [favr | favor]favrfavor per [mr | Mr.]mrMr. Brimmer[pers0096.ocp] by which observe. In Thornton[pers0541.ocp] [Esqr | Esq.]EsqrEsq. of London[place0128.ocp] has given you orders to draw on him for Forty or fifty Pounds Sterling for the [aſsistance | assistance]aſsistanceassistance of [Mr | Mr.]MrMr. [Occum | Occom]OccumOccom[pers0030.ocp]. if you thought it [neceſsary | necessary]neceſsarynecessary. and that you had inquired into [Mr | Mr.]MrMr. [Occum | Occom]OccumOccom[pers0030.ocp]'s CircumStances. and had found he Stood in need of that [Gen.ts | Gentleman's]Gen.tsGentleman's Charity I have therefore this day paid [Mr | Mr.]MrMr. John Brimmer[pers0096.ocp]. Forty Pounds [St.g. | Sterling]St.g.Sterling on your account, which you will please to reimburse in a Bill of Exchange on that [Gen.t | Gentleman]Gen.tGentleman for that [ſum | sum]ſumsum. This I have done out of pure regard for [illegible][Mr | Mr.]MrMr. [Occum | Occom]OccumOccom[pers0030.ocp] for I think him a very Just man. you will please to acquaint [Mr | Mr.]MrMr. [Occum | Occom]OccumOccom[pers0030.ocp], that Bills of Exchange are from 5 to 7 1/2 [⅌ C.t | percent]⅌ C.tpercent under par, [w:ch | which]w:chwhich will make a [loſs | loss]loſsloss on this Bill of yours 40 or 50 /[Stg | Sterling]StgSterling but this [loſs | loss]loſsloss I do not value, as it is to [ſerve | serve]ſerveserve [Mr | Mr.]MrMr. [Occum | Occom]OccumOccom[pers0030.ocp], I am, with due respects to you [& | and]&and [Mr | Mr.]MrMr. [Occum | Occom]OccumOccom[pers0030.ocp]  Sir
 Your most [huml | humble]humlhumble [Sert | Servant]SertServant  [Nath..l | Nathaniel]Nath..lNathaniel Wheatley[pers0573.ocp]
From [M.r | Mr.]M.rMr. [Nath.l | Nathaniel]Nath.lNathaniel Wheatley[pers0573.ocp]  [Jany | January]JanyJanuary [2.d | 2nd]2.d2nd 1770.[1770-01-02]
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id Text in document Role in header Authorized Name
pers0036.ocp Eleazer Eleazar Wheelock recipient Wheelock, Eleazar
pers0096.ocp Brimmer mentioned Brimmer, John Baker
pers0541.ocp Thornton mentioned Thornton, John
pers0030.ocp M r Mr. Occum Occom mentioned Occom, Samson
pers0096.ocp John Brimmer mentioned Brimmer, John Baker
pers0573.ocp Nath.. l Nathaniel Wheatley writer Wheatley, Nathaniel
pers0573.ocp Nath. l Nathaniel Wheatley writer Wheatley, Nathaniel

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place0013.ocp Boston Boston
place0128.ocp London London

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1770-01-02 JanyJanuary 2.d 1770
1770-01-02 JanyJanuary 2.d2nd 1770.

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modernization ſum sum
modernization loſs loss
modernization ſerve serve
modernization M.r Mr.
modernization 2.d 2nd

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