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William Whitwell, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 January 27

Manuscript Number761127

Date27 January 1761



AbstractWhitwell writes on behalf of the "Private Society," enclosing eight pounds for the support of Occom.

William Hyslop, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 March 30

Manuscript Number761230.2

Date30 March 1761



AbstractHyslop encloses 13 pounds, four shillings for the relief of Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1761 July 4

Manuscript Number761404

Date4 July 1761



AbstractWheelock writes to Whitefield about first Occom's mission to the Oneidas, and about the difficulties of teaching Indian students. He mentions the idea of appealing to the Earl of Dartmouth for charity.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Smith, 1761 September 15

Manuscript Number761515

Date15 September 1761



AbstractWheelock writes of Occom’s mission to the Oneidas, of the preparations of Samuel Kirtland for mission work, and of the general progress of the charity school. In a postscript, Wheelock states that Occom was educated entirely by him, and not at college.

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