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Ralph Wheelock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 December 30

Manuscript Number763680

Date10 December 1763

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AbstractRalph writes to his father from New York City regarding meetings with donors, including the Earl of Stirling, as well as with George Whitefield, who is also trying to secure funds. He mentions that Occom is arriving from Long Island to preach.

George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 September 5

Manuscript Number764505

Date5 September 1764

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AbstractWhitefield writes that he cannot support Occom and his companion in their intended mission, and that he doubts the wisdom of moving Occom from Mohegan.

George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 11

Manuscript Number765311

Date11 May 1765

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AbstractWhitefield writes to request an account of the school and its finances while he attempts to build support for it. He suggests that Wheelock be the person to accompany Occom on the fundraising trip to Europe.

Samuel Finley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 3

Manuscript Number765353

Date3 June 1765

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AbstractFinley writes that Ralph Wheelock has been working steadily for the school, and that Occom should have more polishing before traveling to Great Britain.

John Brainerd, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 September 16

Manuscript Number766516.1

Date16 September 1766

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AbstractBrainerd writes about the apprehension of the murderers of two Indian women, includes letters from Francis Alison and John Ewing recommending John G. Kals as a teacher and missionary, and gives his own recommendation of Kals, with reservations.

Edward Deake, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 21

Manuscript Number768371.2

Date21 June 1768

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AbstractDeake writes that Hezekiah Calvin has returned home and is spreading stories of corruption and ill treatment at Wheelock’s school.

Gain Miller, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 September 21

Manuscript Number768521.1

Date21 September 1768

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AbstractMiller writes to Wheelock asking him to write to Thomas Clark, who has heard that the funds collected by Whitaker and Occom for the Indian School may be diverted.

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