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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 October 16

Manuscript Number767566.2

Date16 October 1767

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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, 1768 December 23

Manuscript Number768673.1

Date23 December 1768

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AbstractWheelock writes that he advanced Occom money before being informed that the Trust in England had given him an allowance. He proposes that Occom’s “sails were too high” during his tour of Great Britain, but that he seems to be humbling.