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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.

Hezekiah Calvin, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March

Manuscript Number768240.1

DateMarch 1768

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Recipient

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

Hannah Nonesuch, confession, 1768 March 11

Manuscript Number768211.1

Date11 March 1768

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AbstractNonesuch confesses to drinking and rude conduct at a tavern.

Mary Secutor, confession, 1768 March 11

Manuscript Number768211.2

Date11 March 1768

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AbstractSecutor confesses to drunkeness and rude conduct at a tavern.

David Crosby, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 March 12

Manuscript Number768212.1

Date12 March 1768

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AbstractCrosby writes asking to be admitted to the school and expressing his desire to be useful.

Eleazar Wheelock, draft of will, 1768 April 14

Manuscript Number768264

Date14 April 1768

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AbstractA draft of Wheelock’s will.

Jeremiah Halsey, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 April 25

Manuscript Number768275.2

Date25 April 1768

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AbstractHalsey writes that he has seen a document in which Whitaker vastly overestimates the number of Indians in America, and that people unfriendly to the design will take advantage of the opportunity to ridicule the school.

Sarah Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 May 27

Manuscript Number768327

Date27 May 1768

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AbstractSimon writes that she is ill and unable to work. She suggests that some time on the sea would help, and asks Wheelock's advice.

Aaron Kinne, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 13

Manuscript Number768363.1

Date13 June 1768

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AbstractKinne writes that the missionary party has arrived at Kanawalohale, and that the Oneidas there have received them well. He also writes that they are having trouble securing an interpreter, and relates other matters of interest.

Edward Deake, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 21

Manuscript Number768371.2

Date21 June 1768

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AbstractDeake writes that Hezekiah Calvin has returned home and is spreading stories of corruption and ill treatment at Wheelock’s school.

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