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Samson Occom, journal, 1765 November 21

Manuscript Number765621.6

Date21 November 1765

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AbstractOccom details the events of his time in Great Britain.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 May 29

Manuscript Number766329.1

Date29 May 1766

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AbstractWhitaker writes that Occom is recovered from his dysentary, and requests an account of all the money received from the London Commissioners. He reports on money already subscribed and on Mr. Penn’s gift, and hints at possible trouble to come from enemies of the design.

Robert Keen, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 November 14

Manuscript Number768614

Date14 November 1768

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AbstractKeen writes that the trust in England has sent its Declaration of Trust, and has agreed to pay Samuel Kirkland a hundred pounds. He also discusses the Charity School accounts and requests that Wheelock send narratives of the conversion of Indians. An account of donors and money donated is included.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Wentworth, 1769 December 5

Manuscript Number769655

Date5 December 1769

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AbstractWheelock writes that part of the Narragansett Tribe would like to move to a new settlement; he suggests that they might be given a township on the Connecticut River.

John Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 February 29

Manuscript Number770179

Date29 February 1770

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AbstractShattock thanks Wheelock for applying to Governor Wentworth on behalf of his tribe, the Narragansetts.

John Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 March 26

Manuscript Number770226.2

Date26 March 1770

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AbstractShattock tells Wheelock that his tribe, the Narragansetts, do not wish to move to New Hampshire on account of the colder climate.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 February 24

Manuscript Number772174.1

Date24 February 1772

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AbstractIn response to Occom's query/admonition, Wheelock asserts that the first and most important purpose of the college is Indian education.

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.

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