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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 April 5

Manuscript Number766255

Date5 April 1766

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AbstractWheelock writes to update Whitaker -- in England on the fundraising tour of Great Britain -- on the progress of various students and missionaries, and on Whitaker’s family.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1766 July 24

Manuscript Number766424

Date24 July 1766

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AbstractWheelock writes to update Whitefield on the missions of Kirkland and others.

David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 5

Manuscript Number766454

Date4 August 1766

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AbstractMcClure writes from his mission about his arrival, the work of the school, the condition of the pupils, and the kindness of people. He notes the difficulties in not knowing the language.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 October 3

Manuscript Number766553

Date3 October 1766

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AbstractChamberlain relates the progress, or lack thereof, of his mission among the Mohawks.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 December 1

Manuscript Number766651.3

Date1 December 1766

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AbstractJohnson sends regrets over the tone of his previous letter and the fact that he has not written lately, and relates his plans to train as a schoolmaster.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 December 8

Manuscript Number766658

Date8 December 1766

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AbstractWheelock writes that Samuel William Johnson is on his way to England with a document certifying that Occom intends to stay out of the Mason case. He also updates Whitaker on the progress of various missions and relates that David McClure has brought a Mohawk boy to attend the charity school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 April 11

Manuscript Number767261.4

Date11 April 1767

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AbstractWheelock writes of Kirkland’s visit and of his progress on his mission among the Oneidas. He also relates news of Whitaker's and Occom’s wives, as well as other business related to the Charity School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 July 27

Manuscript Number767427.2

Date27 July 1767

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AbstractWheelock writes of the desperate situation faced by Samuel Kirkland and the Indians at Oneida. He quotes liberally from Kirkland's letters, and mentions that David Fowler has undertaken a 400-mile journey on foot to secure aid.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 10

Manuscript Number767510

Date10 September 1767

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AbstractChamberlain offers an account of his debts accrued as a missionary and argues that he should not owe any money to Wheelock's School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Trust in England, 1767 October 8

Manuscript Number767558.1

Date8 October 1767

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AbstractWheelock copies an extract from his son Ralph’s journal describing a trip to Oneida Country, and relates the progress of the mission work there.

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