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Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 November 14

Manuscript Number764614

Date14 November 1764

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AbstractWhitaker writes regarding Occom's intended journey, and proposes going to Boston to raise funds.

Joseph Fish, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 July 30

Manuscript Number766430

Date30 July 1766

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AbstractFish writes to Whitaker about his mission to the Narragansetts, and about the visit he and his wife made to Mrs. Whitaker.

Sarah Whitaker, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 April 21

Manuscript Number767271.2

Date21 April 1767

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AbstractSarah writes her husband Nathaniel in reference to his previous letters to her, and about matters at home.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1771 January 22

Manuscript Number771122

Date22 January 1771

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AbstractWheelock expresses sorrow at Occom’s repeated and aggravated falls from virtue. He writes that if Occom and his brother-in-law David will go on a mission, Wheelock will give David as much as any schoolmaster sent by the Boston Commissioners.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1771 August 15

Manuscript Number771465

Date15 August 1771

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AbstractWheelock writes a strongly worded rebuttal of Occom’s criticisms regarding Wheelock’s withdrawl from Indian education.

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.

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