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Samson Occom, journal, 1750 June 21 to 1751 February 9

Manuscript Number750421

Date21 July 1750

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AbstractOccom details his travels along the East Coast from the autumn of 1750 to the late winter of 1751.

Samuel Buell, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1758 October 17

Manuscript Number758567.1

Date17 October 1758

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AbstractBuell writes that Occom should be sent on a mission to Virginia and, therefore, ordained as soon as possible.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Mr. Whitefield, 1759 November 3

Manuscript Number759603

Date3 November 1759

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AbstractWheelock writes of the progress at his school, and of the conditions under which he looks for more Indian pupils as well as public charity. He also mentions the ordination of Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Moses Peck, 1761 March 25

Manuscript Number761225

Date25 March 1761

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AbstractWheelock thanks Peck for the money sent for Occom, and gives an account of Occom’s work since leaving Wheelock’s school.

Jacob Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 December 14

Manuscript Number761664.1

Date14 December 1761

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AbstractWoolley writes a conversational letter about enjoying college and wanting to travel.

Robert Clelland, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 February 17

Manuscript Number763167

Date17 February 1763

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AbstractClelland writes an informal letter discussing the poor state of local Indian affairs.

Robert Clelland, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 January 21

Manuscript Number764121

Date21 January 1764

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AbstractClelland writes an indignant letter complaining that the Mohegan sachem has denigrated Clelland's teaching. Clelland believes certain parties are angling to replace him with Occom.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 November 14

Manuscript Number764614

Date14 November 1764

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AbstractWhitaker writes regarding Occom's intended journey, and proposes going to Boston to raise funds.

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.

Daniel Bull, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 January 22

Manuscript Number765122

Date22 January 1765

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AbstractBull writes that the Indian girl, whom Wheelock had committed to his care, has arrived.

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