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Ezekiel 33:11 Sermon, 1765

Manuscript Number765900.10



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



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



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 John Brainerd, 1765 January 14

Manuscript Number765114.3

Date14 January 1765



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



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

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

Manuscript Number765169.2

Date19 February 1765



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.

Connecticut Board of Correspondents for the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, minutes, 1765 February 25

Manuscript Number765175

Date25 February 1765


AbstractMinutes of "some things to be acted on" at a meeting of the Connecticut Board of Correspondents. These include the prospective fundraising trip to England, as well as an article of complaint against Occom.

Ebenezer Little, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 March 1

Manuscript Number765201

Date1 March 1765



AbstractLittle updates Wheelock on sundry goods, and suggests that Occom's presence in Newburyport would help the Design.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 March 2

Manuscript Number765202.1

Date2 March 1765



AbstractWhitaker writes regarding Jewett's charges against Occom, and Wheelock's memorial to the Assembly.

Draft of Occom’s submission to the Connecticut Board of Correspondents, 1765 March 12

Manuscript Number765212.10

Date12 March 1765



AbstractA corrected draft of the statement Occom submitted to the Connecticut Board of Correspondents promising not to take part in the Mason Land dispute. See 765212.7 for the official minutes.

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