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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 John Smith, 1761 September 15

Manuscript Number761515

Date15 September 1761

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AbstractWheelock writes of Occom’s mission to the Oneidas, of the preparations of Samuel Kirtland for mission work, and of the general progress of the charity school. In a postscript, Wheelock states that Occom was educated entirely by him, and not at college.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Brainerd, 1761 November 6

Manuscript Number761606.1

Date6 November 1761

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AbstractWheelock updates Brainerd on the progress of various Indian students at the 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.

Jacob Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1762 July 21

Manuscript Number762421.1

Date21 July 1762

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AbstractWoolley writes from New Jersey College (Princeton) that he was glad to have seen Joseph and Hezekiah, and that he enjoys a good state of health.

Jacob Woolley, confession, 1763 July 25

Manuscript Number763425.2

Date25 July 1763

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AbstractWoolley's confession of drunkeness and blasphemy.

Jacob Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 October 21

Manuscript Number763571.2

Date21 October 1763

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AbstractWoolley writes that he is going away from School not for good, but to pay a debt he owes for liquor.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dr. Andrew Gifford, 1763 October 31

Manuscript Number763581

Date31 October 1763

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AbstractWheelock writes to Dr. Gifford thanking him for his support at a time when hostilities with the Indians have stopped donations and interfered with missionary work. Wheelock asks Gifford to befriend General Lyman in England to advance the interests of the School.

David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 2

Manuscript Number765302.2

Date2 May 1765

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AbstractFowler writes to Wheelock about his intention to marry Amy Johnson, and states that he has bought her a ring. He also writes of his worries concerning her health.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 6

Manuscript Number765406.2

Date6 July 1765

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AbstractJoseph Woolley writes to Wheelock with news from his mission to Onaquaga. He mentions the smallpox epidemic, the Shawnees' and Delawares' confirmation of the Covenant Chain, his cousin Jacob Woolley, and David Fowler’s abuse of his Indian students.

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