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Moses Peck, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 January 8

Manuscript Number761108

Date1761 January 8

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AbstractPeck encloses £3, 16 shillings for Occom's aid, and asks for an account of Occom's work.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samuel Mather, 1761 February 3

Manuscript Number761153

Date3 February 1761

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AbstractWheelock writes to clarify that he will be educating Indian youths for the purpose of sending them on missions. He mentions Occom’s plan for a mission to the Oneidas.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1761 May 4

Manuscript Number761304.1

Date4 May 1761

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AbstractWheelock writes that he is seeking an incorporation, and that Occom has preached in Wheelock’s pulpit prior to leaving for his mission to the Oneidas.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Sir William Johnson, 1761 June 9

Manuscript Number761359

Date9 June 1761

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AbstractWheelock introduces David Fowler and Samson Occom, and asks that six more boys from the Six Nations be brought by them to Wheelock for an education.

Eleazar Wheelock, letters, to Andrew Oliver and Gideon Hawley, 1761 June 10

Manuscript Number761360.1

Date10 June 1761

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AbstractWheelock informs Oliver that the Onaquaga chiefs are planning a visit to Boston, and encloses a letter for Gideon Hawley that encourages Hawley to make a visit to Onaquaga, and to oversee Samuel Ashpo as a missionary. He mentions that Occom and David Fowler have set out on their mission to the Six Nations.

Dennys DeBerdt, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 October 20

Manuscript Number761570

Date20 October 1761

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AbstractDeBerdt writes regarding, among other things, money raised for Occom, preparations for war, and the health of Whitefield.

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.

Jacob Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 December 14

Manuscript Number761664.1

Date14 December 1761

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AbstractWoolley writes a conversational letter about enjoying college and wanting to travel.

Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, letter, to the Honorable Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1763

Manuscript Number763900.9

Date1763

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AbstractAn apparent draft of manuscript 764410.2, which informs the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge that, per its commission, a Connecticut board of correspondents has been formed, and officers have been elected. The Connecticut board proposes that the best prospect for furthering the Society's design lies with Wheelock’s Indian charity school, and that the board's intention is to employ Occom and Ashpo.

Gideon Hawley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 January 27

Manuscript Number763127

Date27 January 1763

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AbstractHawley writes to tell of Occom's lack of tact in dealing with the Oneidas.

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