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Hezekiah Calvin, confession, 1768

Manuscript Number768900.1

Date1768

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AbstractCalvin writes that he should be allowed to leave the school, as he is unable to resist the temptation to sin.

List of books taken by David Fowler into Mohawk Country, 1768

Manuscript Number768900.2

Date1768

AbstractA list of religious and instructional texts brought by David Fowler on his mission.

Samson Occom, letter, to Robert Clelland, 1768

Manuscript Number768900.7

Date1768

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Recipient

AbstractOccom writes a bitter complaint about the stories that Clelland has been spreading about him.

Nathaniel Shaw, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 January 14

Manuscript Number768114

Date14 January 1768

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AbstractShaw writes Wheelock to request payment for what Occom owes him.

Allyn Mather, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 January 18

Manuscript Number768118.1

Date18 January 1768

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AbstractMather writes to Wheelock that he is doing well in his studies and is ready to take a tour among the Indians if Wheelock wishes.

Hezekiah Calvin, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 January 29

Manuscript Number768129

Date29 January 1768

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Recipient

AbstractCalvin confesses to drunkenness and going away without leave. He notes that he almost went to sea.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 February 10

Manuscript Number768160

Date10 February 1768

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AbstractJohnson writes to Wheelock about his life among the Oneidas and the progress of his school. He notes that Kirkland is very ill.

Hezekiah Calvin, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March

Manuscript Number768240.1

DateMarch 1768

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AbstractCalvin confesses to a troubled mind and to regret at having considered marrying at too young an age. He asks permission to go home.

Robert Keen, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March

Manuscript Number768240

DateMarch 1768

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AbstractKeen writes to Wheelock with a list of books donated to the school and advises Wheelock that it would be in his best interest to write a thank-you note to the donor.

Samuel Savage, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March 5

Manuscript Number768205

Date5 March 1768

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AbstractSavage writes to Wheelock applauding his work and Whitaker’s efforts, hoping Occom will not be spoiled by the attention, distrusting the trustees’ management of the funds, and notifying him of a chest of books he has sent for use at the Indian Schools.

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