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Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 April 11

Manuscript Number769261

Date11 April 1769

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AbstractWhitaker writes that he is ready to license Mr. Huntington for a mission among the Indians. He also refers to business among other ministers.

Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 May 14

Manuscript Number769313

Date14 May 1769

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AbstractJohnson writes that, if Huntington should go to Oneida Country, it is important that he learn the Indian language. Johnson strongly urges Wheelock to employ a professor of Indian language, and counsels him not to send Ralph Wheelock on a mission before meeting with Mr. Kirtland.

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.

Jacob Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 June 15

Manuscript Number769365

Date15 June 1769

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AbstractJohnson writes about the prospect of war among the western nations of Indians.