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Samuel Hopkins, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 September 30

Manuscript Number761530

Date30 September 1761

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AbstractHopkins writes Wheelock about reports that Occom lacks tact in his dealings with the Oneidas, and that he is instructing them to leave off their Indian ways. He suggests that Occom may not be right for an Indian mission.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Brainerd, 1765 January 14

Manuscript Number765114.3

Date14 January 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes to Brainerd about setting up a meeting with the Connecticut Board of Commissioners, and the proposed fundraising trip to England, which is complicated by a renewal of the Mason Land Case.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Livingston, 1765 February 19

Manuscript Number765169.2

Date19 February 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes that Occom has had to return home from his mission, that the petition for incorporation has been postponed, and that the king would like the school to be moved to the Illinois River and put under Episcopal management.

Joseph Fish, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 July 30

Manuscript Number766430

Date30 July 1766

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AbstractFish writes to Whitaker about his mission to the Narragansetts, and about the visit he and his wife made to Mrs. Whitaker.

Jonathan Murdock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 26

Manuscript Number767176.1

Date26 February 1767

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AbstractMurdock lists the various reasons why he cannot undertake a mission.

Allyn Mather, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 22

Manuscript Number767572.3

Date22 October 1767

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AbstractMather reports on his journey to Yale.

Allyn Mather, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 20

Manuscript Number767620.1

Date20 November 1767

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AbstractMather writes that he is not content at college.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter to Johnson, McClure, Avery, Mather, Frisbie, 1767 December 11

Manuscript Number767661.1

Date11 December 1767

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AbstractWheelock writes to his former students, now at Yale College, urging them to study Indian languages to prepare themselves for missionary work.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to John Rodgers, 1775 February 15

Manuscript Number775165

Date15 February 1775

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AbstractJohnson writes of his intention to move with several tribes to lands granted by the Oneidas, and that he has been in touch with Wheelock regarding a recommendation.

Samson Occom, Petition, to the Connecticut General Assembly, 1785

Manuscript Number785340

DateMay 1785

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AbstractOccom writes on behalf of five other signatories representing Mohegan and Niantic Indians, to express dismay over restrictive fishing prohibitions and to petition for their removal.

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