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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1761 July 4

Manuscript Number761404

Date4 July 1761

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AbstractWheelock writes to Whitefield about first Occom's mission to the Oneidas, and about the difficulties of teaching Indian students. He mentions the idea of appealing to the Earl of Dartmouth for charity.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 November 2

Manuscript Number761602.1

Date2 November 1761

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AbstractWoolley asks leave to visit Mohegan and Lyme.

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, 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.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1763 March 5

Manuscript Number763205.1

Date5 March 1763

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AbstractWheelock writes to request that DeBerdt show his proposal regarding a tract of land to various gentlemen in England. He also mentions the need for books, globes, and maps; and that Smith, Occom, and Ashpo are all on missions.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1763 April 9

Manuscript Number763259

Date9 April 1763

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AbstractWoolley confesses temptations to Wheelock, and begs Wheelock to pray for him and to write and offer guidance.

Jacob Woolley, confession, 1763 July 25

Manuscript Number763425.2

Date25 July 1763

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AbstractWoolley's confession of drunkeness and blasphemy.

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.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1764 October 10

Manuscript Number764560.2

Date10 October 1764

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AbstractWheelock writes to update Whitefield on potential Indian students, and the progress of various plans for mission work. He also discusses the trouble between Occom and Jewett.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Moses Peck, 1764 October 23

Manuscript Number764573.2

Date23 October 1764

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AbstractWhitaker writes about his disappointment in Occom’s return from his mission, and endorses the proposal to send Kirtland on a mission. Whitaker notes that those not involved in missionary efforts are too quick to judge when those efforts fail.

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