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Dennys DeBerdt, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 August 31

Manuscript Number761481

Date31 August 1761



AbstractDeBerdt writes regarding various donations and fundraising efforts.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Smith, 1761 September 15

Manuscript Number761515

Date15 September 1761



AbstractWheelock writes of Occom’s mission to the Oneidas, of the preparations of Samuel Kirtland for mission work, and of the general progress of the charity school. In a postscript, Wheelock states that Occom was educated entirely by him, and not at college.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 7

Manuscript Number766207.1

Date7 March 1766



AbstractWhitaker, in London, writes that he has received letters from Wheelock, and that Wheelock should take care with regard to where he sends letters and what he writes, so that the Society in Scotland does not appropriate the money Whitaker, along with Occom, hopes to raise. Occom is shortly to be inoculated for small pox.

Alexander Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 19

Manuscript Number767569

Date19 October 1767



AbstractChamberlain copies an excerpt from a London paper about a local appearance by, and the successful fundraising activities of, Whitaker and Occom.

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