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George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 September 5

Manuscript Number764505

Date5 September 1764

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AbstractWhitefield writes that he cannot support Occom and his companion in their intended mission, and that he doubts the wisdom of moving Occom from Mohegan.

George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 11

Manuscript Number765311

Date11 May 1765

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AbstractWhitefield writes to request an account of the school and its finances while he attempts to build support for it. He suggests that Wheelock be the person to accompany Occom on the fundraising trip to Europe.

George Whitefield, letter, to Peter Vanbrugh Livingston, 1766 February 27

Manuscript Number766177

Date27 February 1766

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AbstractWhitefield writes that Lord Dartmouth proves himself to be America’s friend, that Occom preaches to acceptance and is meeting nobles, and that the king has become a benefactor of Wheelock’s plan.

George Whitefield, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 August 11

Manuscript Number766461.4

Date11 August 1766

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AbstractWhitefield writes Whitaker to admonish him not to pay court to unnamed individuals. He recommends that Occom go to Colton, not to Bath, likely to recover from his inoculation against smallpox, though this is uncertain.

George Whitefield, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 9

Manuscript Number767159.4

Date9 February 1767

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AbstractWhitefield strongly urges Wheelock to detail the school's accounts and send them to the Trust. He also notes his disapproval of the arrangement with Mr. Eells, and discusses other Charity School business.