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Eleazar Wheelock, draft of will, 1768 April 14

Manuscript Number768264

Date14 April 1768


AbstractA draft of Wheelock’s will.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Sarah Simon, 1768 June 27

Manuscript Number768377.2

Date27 June 1768



AbstractWheelock informs Simon that if she does not want her son to stay in school until his education is finished and he is ready to teach, she should say so at once so that no more money will be spent on him.

Eleazar Wheelock, recommendation, 1768 July 29

Manuscript Number768429.1

Date29 July 1768


AbstractWheelock recommends Susannah, a Mohawk student, to those she may meet on her journey to Mohawk Country.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 August 25

Manuscript Number768475

Date25 August 1768



AbstractWheelock writes that Occom refuses to return money that was inadvertently advanced to him; he fears Occom has been given delusions of grandeur by his treatment in England.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter of recommendation, 1768 November 23

Manuscript Number768623.2

Date23 November 1768


AbstractWheelock writes a pass recommending two Oneida Indians, William and Hannah, as they travel home from the Charity School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 December 23

Manuscript Number768673.1

Date23 December 1768



AbstractWheelock writes that he advanced Occom money before being informed that the Trust in England had given him an allowance. He proposes that Occom’s “sails were too high” during his tour of Great Britain, but that he seems to be humbling.