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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 September 26

Manuscript Number764526.2

Date26 September 1764



AbstractWheelock addresses the various conflicts regarding Occom and his employers, would-be and otherwise.

John Smith and Moses Peck, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 December 22

Manuscript Number764672

Date22 December 1764



AbstractSmith and Peck write regarding the prospective trip to Great Britain.

George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 11

Manuscript Number765311

Date11 May 1765



AbstractWhitefield writes to request an account of the school and its finances while he attempts to build support for it. He suggests that Wheelock be the person to accompany Occom on the fundraising trip to Europe.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samuel Savage, 1765 June 12

Manuscript Number765362.1

Date1765 June 12



AbstractWheelock writes to thank Savage for his gift of £20, and to tell him about his and Occom's travels to collect donations for the School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1765 June 12

Manuscript Number765362.2

Date12 June 1765



AbstractWheelock writes to tell DeBerdt of traveling with Occom and others to collect donations for the School, and to notify him that Occom and company should arrive in England in the fall.

John Smith, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 11

Manuscript Number765511.1

Date11 September 1765



AbstractSmith repeats the contents of his letter of August 25, which he fears has not arrived, urging that Occom come to England without delay, and detailing the contributions already collected.

Samson Occom, journal, 1765 November 21

Manuscript Number765621.6

Date21 November 1765


AbstractOccom details the events of his time in Great Britain.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 6

Manuscript Number765656.2

Date6 December 1765



AbstractOccom writes Wheelock regarding arrangements for the trip to London, opposition to the fundraising tour, and his feeling of being called. He notes a mistake in Wheelock’s last Narrative.

Moses Peck, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 24

Manuscript Number765674.2

Date12 December 1765



AbstractPeck updates Wheelock on business matters, and notes that Whitaker and Occom have started on their trip.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 18

Manuscript Number765668

Date18 December 1765



AbstractWhitaker details the reasons for Occom's and his delay in sailing, and notes that Andrew Oliver was compelled to give up his position as Stamp Master.

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