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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1761 November 25

Manuscript Number761625.1

Date25 November 1761



AbstractWheelock writes on the progress of the school and various missions, describes some of his Indian students, notes the support of William Johnson, and touches on Occom’s recent mission to the Oneidas.

Robert Clelland, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 February 17

Manuscript Number763167

Date17 February 1763



AbstractClelland writes an informal letter discussing the poor state of local Indian affairs.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 September 26

Manuscript Number764526.2

Date26 September 1764



AbstractWheelock addresses the various conflicts regarding Occom and his employers, would-be and otherwise.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to George Green, 1769 April 17

Manuscript Number769267.2

Date17 April 1769



AbstractWhitaker writes, for publication, that Occom refused Episcopal ordination while in England, which highly displeased the Bishops.

Matthew Graves, letter, to the Earl of Dartmouth, 1770 August 5

Manuscript Number770455

Date5 August 1770



AbstractGraves writes that George Whitefield is dead, that Occom has become “vile” after having been “exalted” in England, and that Wheelock is building a new school that will be largely for whites.

Samson Occom, journal, 1757 June 28 to 1761 March 31

Manuscript Number757378

Date28 June 1757 to 31 March 1761


AbstractOccom details his travels throughout Long Island and New England, as well as his ordination and the events leading up to it. He takes his son Aaron to be raised by Wheelock.

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