Eleazar Wheelock, letter of recommendation, 1768 November 23


[note (type: abstract): Wheelock writes a pass recommending two Oneida Indians, William and Hannah, as they travel home from the Charity School.][note (type: handwriting): Handwriting is not Wheelock's. It is clear and legible.][note (type: paper): Small single sheet is in good condition, with light staining and wear.][note (type: ink): Brown-black.][note (type: noteworthy): This document is possibly a copy.][note (type: signature): The abbreviated signature does not appear to be Wheelock's.]
These certify that the Bearer, William[pers0763.ocp] an [Onoida | Oneida]OnoidaOneida Indian[org0075.ocp] has been with me in order to accompa==ny his Sister[pers0244.ocp], who has been several Months in this School[org0098.ocp], back to her Friends — has behaved well since he came to me, as has also his Sister since she has been in this School[org0098.ocp], [& | and]&and being now on their Journey home, [& | and]&and William[pers0763.ocp] wholly Ignorant of the english language, [& | and]&and Hannah his Sister[pers0244.ocp], but little acquainted with it — I do therefore recommend them to the Civilities. Charities [& | and]&and [Kindneſs | kindness]Kindneſskindness of all people, as they shall see occasion, [& | and]&and have opportunity to [expreſs | express]expreſsexpress the same [& | and]&and [Shew | show]Shewshow the same on [yr | their]yrtheir way
Dated at Lebanon[place0122.ocp] [ye | the]yethe 23 of [Nov.m | November]Nov.mNovember 1768[1768-11-23] Certified by [E. | Eleazar]E.Eleazar Wheelock[pers0036.ocp]
William[pers0763.ocp]'s [& | and]&and Hannah[pers0244.ocp] [Paſs | Pass]PaſsPass. [Nov.r | November]Nov.rNovember 23. 1768[1768-11-23]
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id Text in document Role in header Authorized Name
pers0763.ocp William mentioned William
pers0244.ocp his Sister mentioned Hail, Hannah
pers0244.ocp Hannah his Sister mentioned Hail, Hannah
pers0036.ocp E. Eleazar Wheelock writer Wheelock, Eleazar
pers0244.ocp Hannah mentioned Hail, Hannah

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place0122.ocp Lebanon Lebanon

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org0075.ocp OnoidaOneida Indian Oneida Nation
org0098.ocp this School Moor’s Indian Charity School

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1768-11-23 23 of Nov.mNovember 1768
1768-11-23 Nov.rNovember 23. 1768

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