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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1762 December 18

Manuscript Number762668.1

Date18 December 1762

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientDeBerdt, Dennys

AbstractWheelock discusses, among other things, the states of various missions, and the progress of the Indian Charity School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1763 March 5

Manuscript Number763205.1

Date5 March 1763

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientDeBerdt, Dennys

AbstractWheelock writes to request that DeBerdt show his proposal regarding a tract of land to various gentlemen in England. He also mentions the need for books, globes, and maps; and that Smith, Occom, and Ashpo are all on missions.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samuel Savage, 1765 June 12

Manuscript Number765362.1

Date1765 June 12

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientSavage, Samuel

AbstractWheelock writes to thank Savage for his gift of £20, and to tell him about his and Occom's travels to collect donations for the School.

John Smith, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 August 25

Manuscript Number765475.1

Date25 August 1765

AuthorSmith, John

RecipientWheelock, Eleazar

AbstractSmith urges Wheelock to send Occom to England as soon as possible, and details contributions already raised.

John Smith, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 11

Manuscript Number765511.1

Date11 September 1765

AuthorSmith, John

RecipientWheelock, Eleazar

AbstractSmith repeats the contents of his letter of August 25, which he fears has not arrived, urging that Occom come to England without delay, and detailing the contributions already collected.

Samson Occom, journal, 1765 November 21

Manuscript Number765621.6

Date21 November 1765

AuthorOccom, Samson

AbstractOccom details the events of his time in Great Britain.

Robert Keen, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 20

Manuscript Number766470.1

Date20 August 1766

AuthorKeen, Robert

RecipientWheelock, Eleazar

AbstractKeen writes a lengthy letter to Wheelock about the progress of the fundraising tour in England, and the management of the funds collected.

Robert Keen, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 August 20

Manuscript Number766470.4

Date20 August 1766

AuthorKeen, Robert

RecipientWhitaker, Nathaniel

AbstractKeen warns Whitaker away from Mr. Richards, advises him against appearing separately from Occom, explains why he hasn't received the Narratives, describes the men who might support him and Occom in their travels, and gives news about their maid in London.

Samson Occom and Nathaniel Whitaker, agreement, 1766 October 15

Manuscript Number766565.2

Date15 October 1766

AbstractA copy of the agreement in which Whitaker and Occom promise that money collected in Devon County shall be delivered into the hands of the trustees in London.

Samuel Savage, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March 5

Manuscript Number768205

Date5 March 1768

AuthorSavage, Samuel

RecipientWheelock, Eleazar

AbstractSavage writes to Wheelock applauding his work and Whitaker’s efforts, hoping Occom will not be spoiled by the attention, distrusting the trustees’ management of the funds, and notifying him of a chest of books he has sent for use at the Indian Schools.

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