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Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 10

Manuscript Number767510

Date10 September 1767

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AbstractChamberlain offers an account of his debts accrued as a missionary and argues that he should not owe any money to Wheelock's School.

Matthew Graves, letter, to the Earl of Dartmouth, 1770 August 5

Manuscript Number770455

Date5 August 1770

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AbstractGraves writes that George Whitefield is dead, that Occom has become “vile” after having been “exalted” in England, and that Wheelock is building a new school that will be largely for whites.

John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 April 26

Manuscript Number771276

Date26 April 1771

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AbstractThornton writes that he is grieved at the troubles between Wheelock and Kirtland. He warns that there has been “almost an outcry” over a misuse of the funds raised for the Indian Charity School, and that Whitaker is not well-liked in England. He hopes that reports of Occom drinking are untrue.