Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 November 2


[note (type: abstract): Woolley asks leave to visit Mohegan and Lyme.][note (type: handwriting): Handwriting is small, yet formal and clear.][note (type: paper): Large sheet folded in half to make four pages is in poor condition, with heavy creasing and wear. The majority of two recto/verso is missing.][note (type: ink): Black-brown.][note (type: noteworthy): The meaning of the word "Marey," written after the trailer on one verso, is uncertain.]
  [Rev.d | Rev.]Rev.dRev. [& | and]&and [Hon.d | Honoured]Hon.dHonoured Sir
I now with Pleasure set down to congra‐  tulate [my self | myself]my selfmyself, and shall [imploy | employ]imployemploy myself in writing [theſe | these]theſethese  Following Lines. and I would inform you in the first  Place that I am in good state of health, nor I never felt so  [he^[above] a^arty | hearty]he^[above] a^artyhearty [sence | since]sencesince I came to Live with [M.r | Mr.]M.rMr. Wheelock[pers0036.ocp] hoping you  are the same, I dont mean [sence | since]sencesince you came to Live with  [M.r | Mr.]M.rMr. Wheelock[pers0036.ocp]. And also I wou[gap: tear][guess (h-dawnd): l]ld beg Leave of you to Let me go  and Visit my Friend at Mohegan[place0143.ocp] and from thence to [Lime | Lyme]LimeLyme[place0126.ocp]  that is About Six miles beyond New London[place0164.ocp], Now as soon As  [Poſsible | possible]Poſsiblepossible before the [vacancey | vacancy]vacanceyvacancy ^[above] is^is up, it may be by that means my  mignd will ^[above] may^may be [Loosend | loosened]Loosendloosened from home. for they Expect to see me  there [some Time | sometime]some Timesometime this Fall and they [deſire'd | desired]deſire'ddesired me to come.
I told, [em | them]emthem, I should come if I could get Leave, and Nothing  would Happen more then Common. but I must conclude.  Thus have I said.
Yours in reality  Joseph Woolley.[pers0041.ocp]
[Joſeph | Joseph]JoſephJoseph Woolley[pers0041.ocp]
1761[1761]  ^[left] Mar^[above] e^ey^Mar^[above] e^ey
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id Text in document Role in header Authorized Name
pers0036.ocp Wheelock recipient Wheelock, Eleazar
pers0041.ocp Joseph Woolley. writer Woolley, Joseph
pers0041.ocp Joſeph Joseph Woolley writer Woolley, Joseph

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place0122.ocp Lebanon Lebanon
place0143.ocp Mohegan Mohegan
place0126.ocp Lime Lyme Lyme
place0164.ocp New London New London

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1761-11-02 Nov.November 2 A.D. 1761
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