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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.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1761 November 16

Manuscript Number761616

Date16 November 1761

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientDeBerdt, Dennys

AbstractWheelock reports on the progress of the school and various missions.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1762 September 16

Manuscript Number762516.1

Date16 September 1762

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientWhitefield, George

AbstractCopy of a letter in which Wheelock discusses Occom's mission, those affected by Indian wars, the growth of the School, grants of money, and the donation of books.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1762 September 16

Manuscript Number762516

Date16 September 1762

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientWhitefield, George

AbstractWheelock writes of his difficulty in securing pupils, and relays news from Occom about the bad conditions among the Oneidas. Ashpo is being trained for mission work. The future of a grant from the Massachusetts assembly and other monies are in question.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Benjamin Forfitt, 1763 September 8

Manuscript Number763508.1

Date8 September 1763

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientForfitt, Benjamin

AbstractWheelock writes to Forfitt thanking him for sending a chest of books for the School, and detailing troubles with the Indians that have prevented the missions of Charles Jeffrey Smith, Occom and Ashpo.

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 George Whitefield, 1765 May 4 and 24

Manuscript Number765304

Date4 May 1765

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientWhitefield, George

AbstractWheelock writes a long letter to Whitefield, detailing the events and outcome of the Occom-Jewett controversy, news about activities related to the School, and the plan to send Occom to fundraise in England.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1766 May 14

Manuscript Number766314

Date14 May 1766

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientsWhitefield, George; Six Nations

AbstractWheelock writes that Whitefield’s zeal will be rewarded with blessings, that he has sent for Indian rarities with which to gift Lord Dartmouth, and that he is waiting for Kirtland to return from the Senecas to hear of their situation.

Margaret Kayadontyi, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 8

Manuscript Number766458.1

Date8 August 1766

AuthorKayadontyi, Margaret Hill

RecipientWheelock, Eleazar

AbstractKayadontyi wishes to relay a message to another Mohawk woman under Wheelock's care.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 February 13

Manuscript Number767163

Date13 February 1767

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientWhitaker, Nathaniel

AbstractWheelock discusses developments regarding two of his Mohawk students, reports on the progress of various missions, and discusses a tract of land on the Ohio as a possible site for a school.

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