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Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1767

Manuscript Number767900.12

Date1767

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AbstractOccom writes that he is setting out for the country and might visit Ireland. He has also sent a box of books and a letter listing other items sent.

Samuel Niles and Edward Deake, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 January 15

Manuscript Number767115.1

Date15 January 1767

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AbstractNiles and Deake write to thank Wheelock for admitting Niles’s (spiritual) son, Toby, to his school and for his educational efforts.

Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1767 January 21

Manuscript Number767121

Date21 January 1767

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AbstractOccom writes from his tour of Great Britain to discuss family business, including money sent to repay debts, and the enrollment of their son at Wheelock’s school.

Jacob Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 January 31

Manuscript Number767131

Date31 January 1767

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AbstractJacob Fowler expresses gratitude for Wheelock’s attention and kindness.

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.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 12

Manuscript Number767162.1

Date12 February 1767

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AbstractWhitaker writes regarding several matters, including the slanders of the New England Company, General Lyman's progress in obtaining land, the necessity of formalizing the Charity School accounts, and the disbursement of a shipment of books. He notes that Whitefield suggests sending Indian baskets to the wives of donors, and that Occom proposes Long Island as a suitable new location for an Indian school.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 12

Manuscript Number767162.2

Date12 February 1767

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AbstractOccom writes from England of his sorrow regarding the misconduct of Wheelock’s Indian pupils and the problems in caring for his family. He asks that Wheelock instruct Occom’s son Aaron according to the boy’s inclinations.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 February 13

Manuscript Number767163

Date13 February 1767

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AbstractWheelock discusses developments regarding two of his Mohawk students, reports on the progress of various missions, and discusses a tract of land on the Ohio as a possible site for a school.

David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 14

Manuscript Number767164

Date14 February 1767

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AbstractAvery requests leave to go on a ride to relax his mind.

Jonathan Murdock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 February 26

Manuscript Number767176.1

Date26 February 1767

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AbstractMurdock lists the various reasons why he cannot undertake a mission.

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