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

Manuscript Number761625.1

Date25 November 1761



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, recommendation, 1765 November 15

Manuscript Number765615

Date15 November 1765


AbstractWheelock recommends Whitaker and the Charity School to potential donors in England, Scotland and Ireland.

Peter Jillard, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 March 2

Manuscript Number767202

Date2 March 1767



AbstractJillard writes to express his admiration for Occom, and notes that his opinion is shared by many in Great Britain. He proposes that provision should be made for Occom and his family out of the funds collected.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 October 16

Manuscript Number767566.2

Date16 October 1767



AbstractWheelock says he is drawing money from the Trust in England, and urges Keen to relay its reaction to Wheelock's accounts. He writes about Brainerd's mission to Muskingum, Kirkland's mission to the Oneidas, Phineas Dodge and Joseph Johnson's schools in Oneida, and an "extraordinary and preternatural" occurrence, which he does not disclose.