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Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 30

Manuscript Number765530.4

Date30 September 1765

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AbstractWoolley writes of his progress with his mission, and of his intentions to go to the Tuscarora tribe to teach.

David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 5

Manuscript Number766454

Date4 August 1766

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AbstractMcClure writes from his mission about his arrival, the work of the school, the condition of the pupils, and the kindness of people. He notes the difficulties in not knowing the language.

John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 February 28

Manuscript Number772178

Date28 February 1772

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AbstractThornton writes a lengthy letter mentioning the conflict with Kirkland, doubt that the Trust in England will confirm Wheelock's charter, and rumors that the college is to come under Episcopal management. He believes that Wheelock is too trusting of Ralph Wheelock, and that Occom has been unfairly treated.