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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to A. Oliver, 1757 November 9

Manuscript Number757609

Date9 November 1757

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AbstractWheelock writes about Occom's ordination, and speculates as to the where he will ultimately preach.

Robert Clelland, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1762 March 12

Manuscript Number762212

Date12 March 1762

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AbstractClelland writes that Ben Uncas is given over to drunkeness and wants undesirables to settle on Mohegan land. He suggests that Wheelock should encourage Occom to use his influence with the Sachem.

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

Manuscript Number763167

Date17 February 1763

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

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Erskine, 1763 September 21

Manuscript Number763521.2

Date21 September 1763

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AbstractWheelock writes to update Erskine on the the missions of Occom and Ashpo, and relates the dangers of an impending war with the Indians.

Robert Clelland, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 January 21

Manuscript Number764121

Date21 January 1764

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AbstractClelland writes an indignant letter complaining that the Mohegan sachem has denigrated Clelland's teaching. Clelland believes certain parties are angling to replace him with Occom.

Minutes of the Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1764 July 4

Manuscript Number764404

Date4 July 1764

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AbstractA copy of minutes refer to the formation of the Connecticut board, and to Occom's employment by the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 August 22

Manuscript Number764472.1

Date22 August 1764

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AbstractWhitaker writes an informal letter regarding matters including the Mason Land Case and the Jewett controversy.

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

Manuscript Number764526.2

Date26 September 1764

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

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 October 10

Manuscript Number764560.2

Date10 October 1764

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AbstractWheelock writes to update Whitefield on potential Indian students, and the progress of various plans for mission work. He also discusses the trouble between Occom and Jewett.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to David Jewett, 1765 January 19

Manuscript Number765129.1

Date19 January 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes to ask Jewett to help settle the dispute with Occom.

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