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The New York/New Jersey Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, report on proposed ordination of Occom, 1758 October 4

Manuscript Number758554

Date4 October 1758

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AbstractA report from The New York/New Jersey Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge notes that the Board voted on September 27, 1758, not to ordain Occom. It defers to the Long Island Presbytery, and suggests that Occom should remain in Montauk or take up the role of schoolmaster at the mission in New Jersey formerly served by John Brainerd.

Andrew Oliver, report, 1758 November 14

Manuscript Number758614

Date14 November 1758

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AbstractAndrew Oliver forwards to Wheelock the recommendation of the The New York/New Jersey Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge regarding Occom’s ordination and the options for Occom’s future employment.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Brainerd, 1761 November 6

Manuscript Number761606.1

Date6 November 1761

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AbstractWheelock updates Brainerd on the progress of various Indian students at the school.

Solomon Williams, letter, to Rev. Samuel Wood, 1761 November 12

Manuscript Number761662.1

Date12 November 1761

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AbstractWilliams writes a lengthy letter regarding news of his sister-in-law, events in Great Britain and in the colonies, and the desire of various tribes to receive missionaries. Mention is made of Samson Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Solomon Williams, 1764 December

Manuscript Number764690.1

DateDecember 1764

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AbstractWheelock writes to Solomon Williams about plans to send John Brainerd with Occom to England to raise funds for the School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Solomon Williams, 1764 December 31

Manuscript Number764681

Date31 December 1764

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AbstractWheelock writes to suggest gathering the Board of Correspondents in order to discuss sending Brainerd to England with Occom.

Solomon Williams, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 January 5

Manuscript Number765105

Date5 January 1765

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AbstractWilliams writes to voice his objection to the proposed trip of Occom to England.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter to the The New York/New Jersey Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, and William Peartree Smith, 1765 January 14

Manuscript Number765114.1

Date14 January 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes to the The New York/New Jersey Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge about the missionaries and school masters he has educated at his Indian Charity school, and asks them to allow John Brainerd to solicit funds in Europe to support it. Also included is a note to William Peartree Smith asking him to respond with the Board's decision as soon as possible.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Brainerd, 1765 January 14

Manuscript Number765114.3

Date14 January 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes to Brainerd about setting up a meeting with the Connecticut Board of Commissioners, and the proposed fundraising trip to England, which is complicated by a renewal of the Mason Land Case.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Livingston, 1765 February 19

Manuscript Number765169.2

Date19 February 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes that Occom has had to return home from his mission, that the petition for incorporation has been postponed, and that the king would like the school to be moved to the Illinois River and put under Episcopal management.

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