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Benjamin Pomeroy, receipt, 1749 June 27

Manuscript Number749375

Date27 June 1749

AuthorPomeroy, Benjamin

RecipientWilliams, Solomon

AbstractA receipt for 60 pounds towards the support of Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1749 September 6

Manuscript Number749506

Date6 September 1749

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientOccom, Samson

AbstractWheelock writes to express his belief that Occom should take a school, provided he neither strains his eyes nor renders himself otherwise unavailable to the Honorable Commissioners.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1756

Manuscript Number756900.1

Date1756

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientOliver, Andrew

AbstractWheelock writes about the new Indian charity school, and relates the progress of his students and his hopes for an incorporation from the Crown.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1757 January 7

Manuscript Number757107

Date7 January 1757

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientOccom, Samson

AbstractWheelock notifies Occom of a communication with the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, in which the Commission recommends Occom for ordination. Wheelock feels it is more proper for the local presbytery to examine Occom for ordination, and requests that they provide testimonials of his character as soon as possible.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to A. Oliver, 1757 November 9

Manuscript Number757609

Date9 November 1757

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientOliver, Andrew

AbstractWheelock writes about Occom's ordination, and speculates as to the where he will ultimately preach.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Mr. Whitefield, 1759 November 3

Manuscript Number759603

Date3 November 1759

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientWhitefield, George

AbstractWheelock writes of the progress at his school, and of the conditions under which he looks for more Indian pupils as well as public charity. He also mentions the ordination of Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samuel Mather, 1761 February 3

Manuscript Number761153

Date3 February 1761

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientMather, Samuel

AbstractWheelock writes to clarify that he will be educating Indian youths for the purpose of sending them on missions. He mentions Occom’s plan for a mission to the Oneidas.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1761 July 4

Manuscript Number761404

Date4 July 1761

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientWhitefield, George

AbstractWheelock writes to Whitefield about first Occom's mission to the Oneidas, and about the difficulties of teaching Indian students. He mentions the idea of appealing to the Earl of Dartmouth for charity.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Brainerd, 1761 November 6

Manuscript Number761606.1

Date6 November 1761

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientBrainerd, John

AbstractWheelock updates Brainerd on the progress of various Indian students at the school.

Jacob Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 December 14

Manuscript Number761664.1

Date14 December 1761

AuthorWoolley, Jacob

RecipientWheelock, Eleazar

AbstractWoolley writes a conversational letter about enjoying college and wanting to travel.

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