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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1761 November 16

Manuscript Number761616

Date16 November 1761

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AbstractWheelock reports on the progress of the school and various missions.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1761 November 25

Manuscript Number761625.1

Date25 November 1761

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AbstractWheelock writes on the progress of the school and various missions, describes some of his Indian students, notes the support of William Johnson, and touches on Occom’s recent mission to the Oneidas.

George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 September 5

Manuscript Number764505

Date5 September 1764

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AbstractWhitefield writes that he cannot support Occom and his companion in their intended mission, and that he doubts the wisdom of moving Occom from Mohegan.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Moses Peck, 1764 October 23

Manuscript Number764573.2

Date23 October 1764

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AbstractWhitaker writes about his disappointment in Occom’s return from his mission, and endorses the proposal to send Kirtland on a mission. Whitaker notes that those not involved in missionary efforts are too quick to judge when those efforts fail.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Solomon Williams, 1765 January 7

Manuscript Number765107.1

Date7 January 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes to Williams urging that plans be laid for a fundraising trip to England. He also reports on the arrival of Theophilus Chamberlain, and possible plans for a mission.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 March 2

Manuscript Number765202.1

Date2 March 1765

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AbstractWhitaker writes regarding Jewett's charges against Occom, and Wheelock's memorial to the Assembly.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 23

Manuscript Number765673

Date23 December 1765

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AbstractChamberlain writes from his mission about the bad state of affairs among the Canajoharie Mohawks, and about how the Indian teachers sent out by Wheelock refuse to obey him.

Robert Keen, letter, 1767 April 14

Manuscript Number767264.2

Date14 April 1767

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AbstractKeen writes to Whitaker regarding the funds raised in England. He includes an account of donations and a letter to Occom.

Robert Keen, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 September 1

Manuscript Number767501.2

Date1 September 1767

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AbstractKeen writes to Whitaker about drafts he has received, and advises him to deal cautiously with Mason, who is travelling to Sheffield to speak with Occom.

Elisha Gunn, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 2

Manuscript Number767502.3

Date2 September 1767

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AbstractGunn writes to introduce an Oneida chief.

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