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Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 18

Manuscript Number765668

Date18 December 1765



AbstractWhitaker details the reasons for Occom's and his delay in sailing, and notes that Andrew Oliver was compelled to give up his position as Stamp Master.

Susanna Wheatley, letter, to Samson Occom and Nathaniel Whitaker, 1765 December 31

Manuscript Number765681.2

Date31 December 1765



AbstractWheatley writes to Occom and Whitaker, sending her good wishes for their mission in England, and promising to assist their families left behind.

John Marshall, receipt, 1766 February 25

Manuscript Number766175.2

Date25 February 1766


AbstractReceipt from the captain of the ship "Boston Packett," on which Whitaker and Occom sailed from Boston to England, with a deduction of five pounds as a gift from John Hancock, one of the owners of the ship.

Jacob Johnson and David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 17

Manuscript Number768567.1

Date17 October 1768



AbstractJohnson and Avery write from the congress at Fort Stanwix, and enclose a copy of their petition to Sir William Johnson. Jacob Johnson adds a postscript reporting on Avery’s activities, and inquiring about American rebels in Boston.

John Wheelock’s discharge, 1790 March 4

Manuscript Number790204.1

Date4 March 1790


AbstractJohn Wheelock relinquishes claims on the funds collected by Whitaker and Occom and deposited with the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge. The discharge is certified by John Hancock.