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Eleazar Wheelock to Joseph Bingham, account, 1767 April 30

Manuscript Number767280.1

Date30 April 1767

AbstractSettlement of Joseph Bingham's account for labor, board, and lodging.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 May 23

Manuscript Number772323

Date23 May 1772

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AbstractWheelock writes to Thornton regarding several matters, including Thornton's warnings about Wheelock’s son Ralph, and Thornton's offer to pay Wheelock’s debt. He gives news of Occom and other potential missionaries.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 July 25

Manuscript Number772425.2

Date25 July 1772

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Recipient

AbstractWheelock writes that he has drawn on Thornton for 50 pounds to discharge Occom’s debts in the hopes that Occom will go on a mission. He relates other news regarding Occom and Mr. Jewett, and notes that building is complete on the mills and a large barn.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1772 September 23

Manuscript Number772523

Date23 September 1772

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Recipient

AbstractWheelock writes to Thornton about his failures with the Six Nations. Six days later, he writes again about improving prospects, as several boys are coming to the School, and Occom’s former haughtiness is softening. He also writes that the charges against his son Ralph are false.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Manuscript Number785665

Date15 December 1785

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AbstractOccom details his travels throughout Connecticut, New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts as he preaches among Native, Dutch, and African-American communities.

Samson Occom, journal, 1774 December 19 to 1775 February 9

Manuscript Number774672.3

Date21 December 1774 to 9 February 1775

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AbstractOccom's journal describes his travels as an itinerant preacher during the period from December 19, 1774, to February 9, 1775.

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