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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1765 May 4 and 24

Manuscript Number765304

Date4 May 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes a long letter to Whitefield, detailing the events and outcome of the Occom-Jewett controversy, news about activities related to the School, and the plan to send Occom to fundraise in England.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Lady Pepperel, 1765 May 30

Manuscript Number765330.1

Date30 May 1765

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AbstractWheelock apologizes for not being able to visit and express his gratitude for her assistance, and introduces the bearers, Whitaker and Occom.

Samson Occom, journal, 1765 November 21

Manuscript Number765621.6

Date21 November 1765

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AbstractOccom details the events of his time in Great Britain.

Moses Peck, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 24

Manuscript Number765674.2

Date12 December 1765

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AbstractPeck updates Wheelock on business matters, and notes that Whitaker and Occom have started on their trip.

Nathaniel Whitaker, narrative, 1766

Manuscript Number766900.11

Date1766

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AbstractWhitaker gives a brief history of Indian conversion in America and why it has thus far been relatively unsuccessful. Occom’s story is used as an argument for promoting Wheelock’s School and its focus on educating Indians, rather than English, as missionaries. A plan for an expanded school is put forth.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 September 2

Manuscript Number767502.1

Date2 September 1767

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AbstractWheelock writes that he is attempting to get a copy of the letter sent to England by the New England Company, and updates Whitkater on the progress of various missions.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 November 28

Manuscript Number767628.1

Date28 November 1767

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AbstractWheelock writes of the serious trouble caused by Whitaker’s dealings with Nathaniel Eells. He also posits that Ralph Wheelock’s ability to manage Indians would make him his father's best successor.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 November 28

Manuscript Number767628.4

Date28 November 1767

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AbstractWheelock writes to Whitaker about the serious trouble caused by Whitaker’s dealings with Nathaniel Eells. He also posits that Ralph Wheelock’s ability to manage Indians would make him his father's successor.

Account, 1767 May 6 to October 21

Manuscript Number767306.7

Date6 May to 21 October 1767

AbstractExpenditures of, and donations to, the Indian Charity School in Lebanon, CT.

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