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Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 September 24

Manuscript Number768524.1

Date24 September 1768



AbstractJohnson relates the progress of his and Jacob Johnson's travels, and relays news of donations for the school.

Joseph Fish, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 January 30. John Shattock, letter, to Joseph Fish, 1770 December 30. Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Alexander Moubray, 1771 October 15.

Manuscript Number771130

Date30 January 1771

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AbstractMulti-sectioned letter: Fish, writing to Wheelock, encloses a copy of a letter written by Shattock about his son John’s death, and asks Wheelock to pass on the news to people in Scotland and England. Wheelock writes to Alexander Moubray in Edinburgh.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Trust in England, 20 June 1771

Manuscript Number771370.1

Date20 June 1771



AbstractWheelock writes to enumerate his reasons for obtaining an incorporation for his seminary. He also writes that the Society in Scotland will not reply to his letters regarding the funds in their hands; and that Occom, about whom Wheelock has heard rumours of drunkenness, has not replied to recent offers of missionary work.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 May 23

Manuscript Number772323

Date23 May 1772



AbstractWheelock writes to Thornton regarding several matters, including Thornton's warnings about Wheelock’s son Ralph, and Thornton's offer to pay Wheelock’s debt. He gives news of Occom and other potential missionaries.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 July 28

Manuscript Number772428.2

Date28 July 1772



AbstractWheelock writes that he has drawn on John Thornton for £50 to cover Occom's debts, and that he hopes Occom will go on a mission. He has heard that Jacob Fowler and Joseph Johnson have become pious, and questions whether he should send Jacob to be a schoolmaster to the Oneidas.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1773 July 21

Manuscript Number773421.2

Date21 July 1773



AbstractWheelock complains that Occom has misjudged and maligned Wheelock's efforts on his behalf and on behalf of the mission to Christianize Indians.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Joseph Johnson, 1774 February 4

Manuscript Number774154.1

Date4 February 1774



AbstractWheelock rejoices at Johnson’s improved character and wishes to have him and Jacob Fowler visit Hanover.

Abraham Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1774 October 17

Manuscript Number774567.2

Date17 October 1774



AbstractSimon writes to say that he must keep school to earn money. He promises to repay a past debt to Wheelock as soon as possible and asks for a recommendation, and for help in obtaining money from the sale of his house, which has been purchased by Jacob Fowler. He requests that Wheelock not inform anyone of his whereabouts.

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