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Ebenezer Little, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 March 1

Manuscript Number765201

Date1 March 1765



AbstractLittle updates Wheelock on sundry goods, and suggests that Occom's presence in Newburyport would help the Design.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Livingston 1765 May 13

Manuscript Number765313.2

Date13 May 1765



AbstractWheelock updates Livingston about the resolution of charges against Occom, and requests assistance in securing passes for missionaries going among the Indians.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 June 28

Manuscript Number765378

Date28 June 1765



AbstractWoolley reports on the progress of the journey to Onaquaga.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 22

Manuscript Number765422

Date22 July 1765



AbstractWoolley writes that he has been taken very ill, and updates Wheelock on the whereabouts of other charity school students.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 29

Manuscript Number765429.1

Date29 July 1765



AbstractChamberlain writes from his mission with an account of work among the Indians, occurrences of problem drinking, a funeral, and weddings.

The Chiefs at Onaquaga, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 December 29

Manuscript Number765679

Date29 December 1765

Authors; ; ; ; ;


AbstractThe Onaquaga chiefs write to tell Wheelock of Joseph Woolley's death.

Nathaniel Whitaker, narrative, 1766

Manuscript Number766900.11



AbstractWhitaker gives a brief history of Indian conversion in America and why it has thus far been relatively unsuccessful. Occom’s story is used as an argument for promoting Wheelock’s School and its focus on educating Indians, rather than English, as missionaries. A plan for an expanded school is put forth.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 February 13

Manuscript Number767163

Date13 February 1767



AbstractWheelock discusses developments regarding two of his Mohawk students, reports on the progress of various missions, and discusses a tract of land on the Ohio as a possible site for a school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter to Johnson, McClure, Avery, Mather, Frisbie, 1767 December 11

Manuscript Number767661.1

Date11 December 1767


Recipients; ; ; ;

AbstractWheelock writes to his former students, now at Yale College, urging them to study Indian languages to prepare themselves for missionary work.

Suhnaugearot, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 December 28

Manuscript Number767678.1

Date28 December 1767



AbstractSuhnaugearot thanks Wheelock for educating his son.

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