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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.

Dennys DeBerdt, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 August 31

Manuscript Number761481

Date31 August 1761

AuthorDeBerdt, Dennys

RecipientWheelock, Eleazar

AbstractDeBerdt writes regarding various donations and fundraising efforts.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1761 September 22

Manuscript Number761522

Date22 September 1761

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientDeBerdt, Dennys

AbstractWheelock describes the progress of Occom's mission to the Oneidas, mentions a land dispute in Pennsylvania, and reports on the progress of his school. Mention is made of Kirtland's missionary training.

Dennys DeBerdt, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 October 20

Manuscript Number761570

Date20 October 1761

AuthorDeBerdt, Dennys

RecipientWheelock, Eleazar

AbstractDeBerdt writes regarding, among other things, money raised for Occom, preparations for war, and the health of Whitefield.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Erskine, 1763 September 21

Manuscript Number763521.2

Date21 September 1763

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientErskine, John

AbstractWheelock writes to update Erskine on the the missions of Occom and Ashpo, and relates the dangers of an impending war with the Indians.

Ralph Wheelock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 December 30

Manuscript Number763680

Date10 December 1763

AuthorWheelock, Rodulphus

RecipientWheelock, Eleazar

AbstractRalph writes to his father from New York City regarding meetings with donors, including the Earl of Stirling, as well as with George Whitefield, who is also trying to secure funds. He mentions that Occom is arriving from Long Island to preach.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 August 7

Manuscript Number764457

Date7 August 1764

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientWhitefield, George

AbstractWheelock writes that Occom is to be sent on a mission to the distant tribes, but that money is needed to finance the trip. He also updates Whitefield on various new students.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1764 September 3

Manuscript Number764503

Date3 September 1764

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientDeBerdt, Dennys

AbstractWheelock writes to DeBerdt about the petition to the King for a land grant, an offer by the Hebron Society of 1,000 pounds, and Occom's prospective mission.

John Smith and Moses Peck, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 December 22

Manuscript Number764672

Date22 December 1764

AuthorsSmith, John; Peck, Moses

RecipientWheelock, Eleazar

AbstractSmith and Peck write regarding the prospective trip to Great Britain.

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.

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