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John Smith, letter, to unknown, 1761 July 16

Manuscript Number761416

Date16 July 1761



AbstractSmith writes to an unknown recipient about Wheelock's work among the Indians, and of the need for Indian missionaries. Mention is made of Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 August 7

Manuscript Number764457

Date7 August 1764



AbstractWheelock writes that Occom is to be sent on a mission to the distant tribes, but that money is needed to finance the trip. He also updates Whitefield on various new students.

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

Manuscript Number765114.3

Date14 January 1765



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.

Connecticut Board of Correspondents for the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, minutes, 1765 February 25

Manuscript Number765175

Date25 February 1765


AbstractMinutes of "some things to be acted on" at a meeting of the Connecticut Board of Correspondents. These include the prospective fundraising trip to England, as well as an article of complaint against Occom.

Blackleach Burritt, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 27

Manuscript Number766227

Date27 March 1766



AbstractBurritt, reluctant yet undecided regarding Wheelock's invitation to become a missionary among the Indians, requests more information.

Advertisement, 1767 April 25

Manuscript Number767275.2

Date25 April 1767


AbstractCopy of an advertisement that promises a reward for the return of a stolen mare.

Allyn Mather, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 22

Manuscript Number767572.3

Date22 October 1767



AbstractMather reports on his journey to Yale.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter to Johnson, McClure, Avery, Mather, Frisbie, 1767 December 11

Manuscript Number767661.1

Date11 December 1767


Recipients; ; ; ;

AbstractWheelock writes to his former students, now at Yale College, urging them to study Indian languages to prepare themselves for missionary work.

Nathaniel Shaw, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 January 14

Manuscript Number768114

Date14 January 1768



AbstractShaw writes Wheelock to request payment for what Occom owes him.

Poem, written by Levi Frisbie, in praise of Wheelock and the Grand Design, 1768 May 15

Manuscript Number768315.1

Date15 May 1768



AbstractLong verse in couplets praises Wheelock and his plan to christianize the Indians.

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