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Samuel Hopkins, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 September 30

Manuscript Number761530

Date30 September 1761

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AbstractHopkins writes Wheelock about reports that Occom lacks tact in his dealings with the Oneidas, and that he is instructing them to leave off their Indian ways. He suggests that Occom may not be right for an Indian mission.

Samuel Ashpo, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 August 15

Manuscript Number763465.3

Date15 August 1763

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AbstractAshpo writes that C.J. Smith has left his mission, and that Onaquaga is in want of missionaries. Ashpo suggests that he will go preach.

Isaac Dakayenensere and Gwedelhes Agwirondongwas (Good Peter), letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 November 12

Manuscript Number764612.3

Date12 November 1764

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AbstractDakayenensere and Agwirongdongwas write to thank Wheelock for his interest in sending missionaries and assistance with husbandry. Agwirondongwas regrets that he cannot, at present, visit the Charity School.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 February 9

Manuscript Number765159.1

Date9 February 1765

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AbstractWoolley gives an account of his progress at Onaquaga, and writes that Good Peter is ready to bring four boys to the school now that peace among the Nations is settled.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 February 9

Manuscript Number765159.2

Date9 February 1765

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AbstractWoolley writes that the two boys who were to come to the school are delayed because of winter snow and the risk of smallpox. He also remarks on the progress of his mission, his admiration for the Tuscaroras, and the wish of the Oneidas at Chenango to have Samuel Ashpo return to them.

David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 29

Manuscript Number765329.2

Date29 May 1765

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AbstractFowler reports on the progress of the mission at Oneida. He writes that Joseph Woolley was appointed schoolmaster at Onaquaga, and expresses concern for Mr. Kirtland.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 22

Manuscript Number765422

Date22 July 1765

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AbstractWoolley writes that he has been taken very ill, and updates Wheelock on the whereabouts of other charity school students.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 29

Manuscript Number765429.1

Date29 July 1765

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AbstractChamberlain writes from his mission with an account of work among the Indians, occurrences of problem drinking, a funeral, and weddings.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 17

Manuscript Number765517.2

Date17 September 1765

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AbstractWoolley writes to Wheelock about his health, the school at Onaquaga, and his decision to return to New England.

Isaac Dakayenensere, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 29

Manuscript Number765529

Date29 September 1765

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AbstractDakanyenensere extends his gratitude for Wheelock's reply to his letter, and informs Wheelock that he has related its contents to the "great Men".

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