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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Livingston 1765 May 13

Manuscript Number765313.2

Date13 May 1765

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AbstractWheelock updates Livingston about the resolution of charges against Occom, and requests assistance in securing passes for missionaries going among the Indians.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 28

Manuscript Number765378

Date28 June 1765

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AbstractWoolley reports on the progress of the journey to Onaquaga.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 29

Manuscript Number765429.1

Date29 July 1765

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AbstractChamberlain writes from his mission with an account of work among the Indians, occurrences of problem drinking, a funeral, and weddings.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 23

Manuscript Number765673

Date23 December 1765

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AbstractChamberlain writes from his mission about the bad state of affairs among the Canajoharie Mohawks, and about how the Indian teachers sent out by Wheelock refuse to obey him.

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 George Whitefield, 1766 July 24

Manuscript Number766424

Date24 July 1766

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AbstractWheelock writes to update Whitefield on the missions of Kirkland and others.

A List of the Members of the Indian Charity School at Lebanon, 1765 September 3 to 1767 May 6

Manuscript Number767306.6

Date3 September 1765 to 6 May 1767

AbstractA List of the Members of the Indian Charity School at Lebanon September 3, 1765 to May 6, 1767, and of those employed in the Indian Country.

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