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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 October 16

Manuscript Number767566.2

Date16 October 1767

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientKeen, Robert

AbstractWheelock says he is drawing money from the Trust in England, and urges Keen to relay its reaction to Wheelock's accounts. He writes about Brainerd's mission to Muskingum, Kirkland's mission to the Oneidas, Phineas Dodge and Joseph Johnson's schools in Oneida, and an "extraordinary and preternatural" occurrence, which he does not disclose.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 August 25

Manuscript Number768475

Date25 August 1768

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientThornton, John

AbstractWheelock writes that Occom refuses to return money that was inadvertently advanced to him; he fears Occom has been given delusions of grandeur by his treatment in England.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 December 23

Manuscript Number768673.1

Date23 December 1768

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientThornton, John

AbstractWheelock writes that he advanced Occom money before being informed that the Trust in England had given him an allowance. He proposes that Occom’s “sails were too high” during his tour of Great Britain, but that he seems to be humbling.

Account, 1767 May 6 to October 21

Manuscript Number767306.7

Date6 May to 21 October 1767

AbstractExpenditures of, and donations to, the Indian Charity School in Lebanon, CT.