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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 May 18

Manuscript Number764318.1

Date18 May 1764

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AbstractWheelock requests Whitefield’s help in drawing up a memorial to the Assembly. He comments on Occom’s work, which received good acceptance from Indians at Mohegan and Niantic, and discusses dissatisfaction with the Boston Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter to the The New York/New Jersey Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, and William Peartree Smith, 1765 January 14

Manuscript Number765114.1

Date14 January 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes to the The New York/New Jersey Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge about the missionaries and school masters he has educated at his Indian Charity school, and asks them to allow John Brainerd to solicit funds in Europe to support it. Also included is a note to William Peartree Smith asking him to respond with the Board's decision as soon as possible.

Daniel Bull, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 January 22

Manuscript Number765122

Date22 January 1765

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AbstractBull writes that the Indian girl, whom Wheelock had committed to his care, has arrived.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1765 May 4 and 24

Manuscript Number765304

Date4 May 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes a long letter to Whitefield, detailing the events and outcome of the Occom-Jewett controversy, news about activities related to the School, and the plan to send Occom to fundraise in England.

Samson Occom, Journal, 1761 May 30 to July 7

Manuscript Number761330.1

Date30 May to 7 August 1761

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AbstractOccom records events on his journey to Oneida country.

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