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Nathaniel Wheatley, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 January 2

Manuscript Number770102

Date2 January 1770

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AbstractWheatley writes that he has drawn 40 pounds on John Thornton for Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1770 January 8

Manuscript Number770108.1

Date8 January 1770

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AbstractWheelock writes to deny reports of his having neglected Kirtland. He mentions Thornton's kindness to Occom and the fact that John Wheatley has been drawn upon for 40 pounds towards Occom's support.

John Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 February 29

Manuscript Number770179

Date29 February 1770

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AbstractShattock thanks Wheelock for applying to Governor Wentworth on behalf of his tribe, the Narragansetts.

Ebenezer Gurley, confession, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 February 3

Manuscript Number770153.1

Date3 February 1770

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AbstractGurley confesses that he tried to leave the school for Yale.

Samson Occom, letter to Eleazer Wheelock, 1770 March 6

Manuscript Number770206.2

Date6 March 1770

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AbstractOccom relates the visit of an English gentleman, who told him that the Indians at Oneida are disaffected towards Mr. Kirtland and are not all attending his ministry. He says he would visit Wheelock but he has no horse.

John Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 March 26

Manuscript Number770226.2

Date26 March 1770

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AbstractShattock tells Wheelock that his tribe, the Narragansetts, do not wish to move to New Hampshire on account of the colder climate.

David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 May 21

Manuscript Number770321

Date25 May 1770

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AbstractMcClure writes that he has spoken to Occom, who is reluctant to write the Trust in England regarding the school, which Occom believes is now teaching more English than Indians. He also mentions that Whitaker is disliked in England.

Matthew Graves, letter, to the Earl of Dartmouth, 1770 August 5

Manuscript Number770455

Date5 August 1770

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AbstractGraves writes that George Whitefield is dead, that Occom has become “vile” after having been “exalted” in England, and that Wheelock is building a new school that will be largely for whites.

Samson Occom, letter, to Rev. Mr. Fish, 1770 November 16

Manuscript Number770616

Date16 November 1770

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AbstractOccom writes he is willing to release Jacob Fowler from his employ, and let Fowler keep school at Stonington, but that the allowance for schoolmasters there is too small.