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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, 1772 May 6

Manuscript Number772306

Date6 May 1772

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientThornton, John

AbstractWheelock writes that he has asked Occom to go on a mission to Muskingum with David Fowler. He also writes that only three of the College trustees are churchmen, and that he will honor his patrons by not bowing to opponents.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 May 23

Manuscript Number772323

Date23 May 1772

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientThornton, John

AbstractWheelock writes to Thornton regarding several matters, including Thornton's warnings about Wheelock’s son Ralph, and Thornton's offer to pay Wheelock’s debt. He gives news of Occom and other potential missionaries.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 May 26

Manuscript Number772326.1

Date26 May 1772

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientOccom, Samson

AbstractWheelock asks Occom to join McClure and Frisbie on a mission to Muskingum.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 May 26

Manuscript Number772326.2

Date26 May 1772

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientOccom, Samson

AbstractWheelock asks Occom to join the mission of McClure and Frisbie to Muskingum.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 June 16

Manuscript Number772366

Date16 June 1772

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientOccom, Samson

AbstractWheelock urges Occom to go on the mission to Muskingum, adding that he has no doubt John Thornton will clear Occom of debt.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 July 25

Manuscript Number772425.2

Date25 July 1772

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientThornton, John

AbstractWheelock writes that he has drawn on Thornton for 50 pounds to discharge Occom’s debts in the hopes that Occom will go on a mission. He relates other news regarding Occom and Mr. Jewett, and notes that building is complete on the mills and a large barn.

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