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Elisha Frisbie, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 April 13

Manuscript Number767263.1

Date13 April 1767

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AbstractFrisbie writes to request that his son be admitted to Wheelock's school.

Levi Frisbie, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 May 3

Manuscript Number767303

Date3 May 1767

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AbstractFrisbie writes to express gratitude for Wheelock's favors, his wish to do honor to the school, and his hopes to become useful as a missionary despite lacking "the grace of God" in his heart.

Levi Frisbie, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 June 12

Manuscript Number767362.2

Date12 June 1767

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AbstractFrisbie writes that his poor health prevents him from doing the work for which Wheelock educated him.

David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 11

Manuscript Number767611.1

Date11 November 1767

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AbstractMcClure writes that he and the other Moor's students are doing well at college.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter to Johnson, McClure, Avery, Mather, Frisbie, 1767 December 11

Manuscript Number767661.1

Date11 December 1767

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Recipients; ; ; ;

AbstractWheelock writes to his former students, now at Yale College, urging them to study Indian languages to prepare themselves for missionary work.

Levi Frisbie, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 April 23

Manuscript Number768273.1

Date23 April 1768

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AbstractFrisbie writes that he considers himself unfit for missionary work.

Poem, written by Levi Frisbie, in praise of Wheelock and the Grand Design, 1768 May 15

Manuscript Number768315.1

Date15 May 1768

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AbstractLong verse in couplets praises Wheelock and his plan to christianize the Indians.

David Avery, letter, to David McClure, 1768 August 14

Manuscript Number768464.3

Date14 August 1768

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AbstractAvery writes a collegial letter, over a few days and in segments, about the people and conditions at his mission. He notes that he will travel to Canajoharie to recruit an interpreter, and then writes from there as well.

Thomas Huntington, journal, 1769 June

Manuscript Number769390.1

DateJune 1769

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AbstractHuntington details his visit to Mr. Kirtland’s school, recounting the success of the mission to the Oneidas, and the barriers to further missions.

Levi Frisbie, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 December

Manuscript Number769690

DateDecember 1769

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AbstractFrisbie requests to be allowed to leave his mission and return to college.

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