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

Manuscript Number763680

Date10 December 1763

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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.

Samuel Finley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 3

Manuscript Number765353

Date3 June 1765

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AbstractFinley writes that Ralph Wheelock has been working steadily for the school, and that Occom should have more polishing before traveling to Great Britain.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 28

Manuscript Number765378

Date28 June 1765

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AbstractWoolley reports on the progress of the journey to Onaquaga.

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 Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 January 21

Manuscript Number766121.2

Date21 January 1766

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AbstractDavid Fowler writes of the progress of his Indian school, the present religious state of the Indians and their want of a minister, news of Kirtland, and personal matters.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 7

Manuscript Number766207.1

Date7 March 1766

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AbstractWhitaker, in London, writes that he has received letters from Wheelock, and that Wheelock should take care with regard to where he sends letters and what he writes, so that the Society in Scotland does not appropriate the money Whitaker, along with Occom, hopes to raise. Occom is shortly to be inoculated for small pox.

Hezekiah Calvin, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 11

Manuscript Number766461.2

Date11 August 1766

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AbstractCalvin writes about his frustrations with trying to keep a school at Fort Hunter.

Aaron Kinne, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 December 1

Manuscript Number766651.4

Date1 December 1766

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AbstractKinne reports from his travels to scout new Indian students and locations for missions and schools.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 12

Manuscript Number767162.1

Date12 February 1767

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AbstractWhitaker writes regarding several matters, including the slanders of the New England Company, General Lyman's progress in obtaining land, the necessity of formalizing the Charity School accounts, and the disbursement of a shipment of books. He notes that Whitefield suggests sending Indian baskets to the wives of donors, and that Occom proposes Long Island as a suitable new location for an Indian school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Johnson, 1767 August 19

Manuscript Number767469.2

Date19 August 1767

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AbstractWheelock writes on behalf of the Narragansett Indians, who are losing their lands, and requests to know whether the reports of missionaries arriving from Europe are true.

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