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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samuel Mather, 1761 February 3

Manuscript Number761153

Date3 February 1761

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AbstractWheelock writes to clarify that he will be educating Indian youths for the purpose of sending them on missions. He mentions Occom’s plan for a mission to the Oneidas.

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

Manuscript Number761481

Date31 August 1761

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AbstractDeBerdt writes regarding various donations and fundraising efforts.

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

Manuscript Number761515

Date15 September 1761

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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.

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, Samson Occom, 1764 August 25

Manuscript Number764475.3

Date25 August 1764

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AbstractCopy of a letter in which Wheelock encloses the commission from Scotland for Occom's mission to the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), and advises him to find a donor to supply him with money.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1764 August 25

Manuscript Number764475.4

Date25 August 1764

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AbstractWheelock writes to Occom enclosing the commission from Scotland for his mission to the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), and advises him to find a donor to supply him with money.

William Gaylord, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock 1765 June 18

Manuscript Number765368.2

Date18 June 1765

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AbstractGaylord writes to Wheelock asking for news about Occom’s plans, mentioning rumors he has heard, and discussing attitudes for and against the School.

Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, letter, to The Long Island Presbytery, 1765 September 24

Manuscript Number765524

Date24 September 1765

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AbstractThe Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge writes seeking assistance from the Long Island Presbytery to offset Occom’s debts. Document also includes minutes from a meeting of the Board, with what appear to be mentions of other letters written to different organizations.

Eleazar Wheelock, recommendation, 1765 November 15

Manuscript Number765615

Date15 November 1765

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

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to The Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1765 December 16

Manuscript Number765666

Date16 December 1765

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AbstractThis fragment of a letter written by Eleazar Wheelock briefly describes Occom's skills and history as a missionary.

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