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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.

Bezaleel Woodward, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 June 13

Manuscript Number766363.4

Date13 June 1766

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AbstractWoodward writes about Mary Occom's accounts with the merchants Gershom Breed and Nathaniel Shaw while her husband is in England.

Aaron Kinne, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 13

Manuscript Number768363.1

Date13 June 1768

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AbstractKinne writes that the missionary party has arrived at Kanawalohale, and that the Oneidas there have received them well. He also writes that they are having trouble securing an interpreter, and relates other matters of interest.

David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 May 21

Manuscript Number770321

Date25 May 1770

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AbstractMcClure writes that he has spoken to Occom, who is reluctant to write the Trust in England regarding the school, which Occom believes is now teaching more English than Indians. He also mentions that Whitaker is disliked in England.

David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 June 6

Manuscript Number771356

Date6 June 1771

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AbstractAvery writes about his upcoming ordination and possible mission. He relates news of Occom and David Fowler, with brief excerpts of a letter from Fowler.

Ralph Wheelock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 October 11

Manuscript Number771561.1

Date11 October 1771

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AbstractRalph Wheelock updates his father on his travels and his illness. He mentions his sorrow at Maltby's death and a meeting with Occom.

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.

Nathaniel Backus, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 October 9

Manuscript Number772559.1

Date9 October 1772

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AbstractBackus writes regarding business matters, and notes that he has heard that Occom wishes to go on a mission for Wheelock in the Spring.

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