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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1761 November 25

Manuscript Number761625.1

Date25 November 1761

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AbstractWheelock writes on the progress of the school and various missions, describes some of his Indian students, notes the support of William Johnson, and touches on Occom’s recent mission to the Oneidas.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1762 September 16

Manuscript Number762516.1

Date16 September 1762

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AbstractCopy of a letter in which Wheelock discusses Occom's mission, those affected by Indian wars, the growth of the School, grants of money, and the donation of books.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1762 September 16

Manuscript Number762516

Date16 September 1762

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AbstractWheelock writes of his difficulty in securing pupils, and relays news from Occom about the bad conditions among the Oneidas. Ashpo is being trained for mission work. The future of a grant from the Massachusetts assembly and other monies are in question.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1763 March 5

Manuscript Number763205.1

Date5 March 1763

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AbstractWheelock writes to request that DeBerdt show his proposal regarding a tract of land to various gentlemen in England. He also mentions the need for books, globes, and maps; and that Smith, Occom, and Ashpo are all on missions.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dr. Andrew Gifford, 1763 October 31

Manuscript Number763581

Date31 October 1763

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AbstractWheelock writes to Dr. Gifford thanking him for his support at a time when hostilities with the Indians have stopped donations and interfered with missionary work. Wheelock asks Gifford to befriend General Lyman in England to advance the interests of the School.

George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 September 5

Manuscript Number764505

Date5 September 1764

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AbstractWhitefield writes that he cannot support Occom and his companion in their intended mission, and that he doubts the wisdom of moving Occom from Mohegan.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Erskine 1764 September 9

Manuscript Number764529

Date9 September 1764

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AbstractWheelock writes that Occom was unable to join General Johnson on his way to visit remote tribes, and details George Whitefield's activities during his visit to America, including his plan to take Occom to England to raise funds for the school. Wheelock also discusses the supplies needed for schools among the Indians.

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

Manuscript Number764526.2

Date26 September 1764

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

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 October 10

Manuscript Number764560.2

Date10 October 1764

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AbstractWheelock writes to update Whitefield on potential Indian students, and the progress of various plans for mission work. He also discusses the trouble between Occom and Jewett.

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.

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