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Eleazar Wheelock to Joseph Bingham, account, 1767 April 30

Manuscript Number767280.1

Date30 April 1767

AbstractSettlement of Joseph Bingham's account for labor, board, and lodging.

John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 June 10

Manuscript Number772360.2

Date10 June 1772

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AbstractThornton writes of his belief in unity among sects, mentions that he has paid bills drawn on him by Wheelock to the extent of 175 pounds, and notes that he has had a letter from Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 June 16

Manuscript Number772366

Date16 June 1772

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AbstractWheelock urges Occom to go on the mission to Muskingum, adding that he has no doubt John Thornton will clear Occom of debt.

David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 June 30

Manuscript Number772380

Date30 June 1772

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AbstractMcClure writes that he has asked Occom to join the mission, but that Occom states he is in ill health, has too many debts, and that he has been neglected since his return from Great Britain. McClure urges Wheelock to be generous with Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 July 25

Manuscript Number772425.2

Date25 July 1772

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AbstractWheelock writes that he has drawn on Thornton for 50 pounds to discharge Occom’s debts in the hopes that Occom will go on a mission. He relates other news regarding Occom and Mr. Jewett, and notes that building is complete on the mills and a large barn.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 July 28

Manuscript Number772428.2

Date28 July 1772

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AbstractWheelock writes that he has drawn on John Thornton for £50 to cover Occom's debts, and that he hopes Occom will go on a mission. He has heard that Jacob Fowler and Joseph Johnson have become pious, and questions whether he should send Jacob to be a schoolmaster to the Oneidas.

Nathaniel Backus, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 October 9

Manuscript Number772559.1

Date9 October 1772

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AbstractBackus writes regarding business matters, and notes that he has heard that Occom wishes to go on a mission for Wheelock in the Spring.

Abraham Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1774 October 17

Manuscript Number774567.2

Date17 October 1774

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AbstractSimon writes to say that he must keep school to earn money. He promises to repay a past debt to Wheelock as soon as possible and asks for a recommendation, and for help in obtaining money from the sale of his house, which has been purchased by Jacob Fowler. He requests that Wheelock not inform anyone of his whereabouts.

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