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Ezekiel 33:11 Sermon, 1765

Manuscript Number765900.10

Date1765

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AbstractSermon by Occom on the verse, "Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?".

Solomon Williams, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 January 5

Manuscript Number765105

Date5 January 1765

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AbstractWilliams writes to voice his objection to the proposed trip of Occom to England.

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.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter to the The New York/New Jersey Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, and William Peartree Smith, 1765 January 14

Manuscript Number765114.1

Date14 January 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes to the The New York/New Jersey Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge about the missionaries and school masters he has educated at his Indian Charity school, and asks them to allow John Brainerd to solicit funds in Europe to support it. Also included is a note to William Peartree Smith asking him to respond with the Board's decision as soon as possible.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Brainerd, 1765 January 14

Manuscript Number765114.3

Date14 January 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes to Brainerd about setting up a meeting with the Connecticut Board of Commissioners, and the proposed fundraising trip to England, which is complicated by a renewal of the Mason Land Case.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to David Jewett, 1765 January 19

Manuscript Number765129.1

Date19 January 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes to ask Jewett to help settle the dispute with Occom.

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.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 February 9

Manuscript Number765159.1

Date9 February 1765

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AbstractWoolley gives an account of his progress at Onaquaga, and writes that Good Peter is ready to bring four boys to the school now that peace among the Nations is settled.

Joseph Woolley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 February 9

Manuscript Number765159.2

Date9 February 1765

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AbstractWoolley writes that the two boys who were to come to the school are delayed because of winter snow and the risk of smallpox. He also remarks on the progress of his mission, his admiration for the Tuscaroras, and the wish of the Oneidas at Chenango to have Samuel Ashpo return to them.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Livingston, 1765 February 19

Manuscript Number765169.2

Date19 February 1765

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AbstractWheelock writes that Occom has had to return home from his mission, that the petition for incorporation has been postponed, and that the king would like the school to be moved to the Illinois River and put under Episcopal management.

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