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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1756

Manuscript Number756900.1

Date1756

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AbstractWheelock writes about the new Indian charity school, and relates the progress of his students and his hopes for an incorporation from the Crown.

Samson Occom, letter, to Unknown, 1756

Manuscript Number756900.2

Date1756

Author

AbstractA letter to an unknown donor expressing thanks.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Colonel Henchman and The Boston Commissioners, February 1756

Manuscript Number756190

DateFebruary 1756

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AbstractWheelock describes Occom's duties, notes that Occom is in debt, and proposes that he be given aid.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Colonel Henchman, 1756 September 20

Manuscript Number756520

Date20 September 1756

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Recipient

AbstractWheelock writes a draft of a letter discussing the intended charter for the Charity School.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1756 November 12

Manuscript Number756612.3

Date12 November 1756

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Recipient

AbstractOccom writes to Wheelock about the concerns for his safety voiced by the Haudenosaunees he visited the previous Fall. He also notes troubles with the Delaware (Lenape) Indians.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1757 January 7

Manuscript Number757107

Date7 January 1757

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Recipient

AbstractWheelock notifies Occom of a communication with the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, in which the Commission recommends Occom for ordination. Wheelock feels it is more proper for the local presbytery to examine Occom for ordination, and requests that they provide testimonials of his character as soon as possible.

William Sobuck, letter, to Samson Occom, 1757 September 12

Manuscript Number757512

Date12 September 1757

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Recipient

AbstractSobuck requests that his son, Enoch, be allowed to come home, and notes that he expects to visit Occom in a month, at which time he will bring Enoch back.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to A. Oliver, 1757 November 9

Manuscript Number757609

Date9 November 1757

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Recipient

AbstractWheelock writes about Occom's ordination, and speculates as to the where he will ultimately preach.

Andrew Oliver, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1757 November 28

Manuscript Number757628.1

Date28 November 1757

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Recipient

AbstractOliver writes that he does not approve of an ordination for Samson Occom at present, since only the Niantics would benefit. There is no allowance now for a new mission.

Samuel Buell and James Brown, recommendation of Occom, 1758 March 21

Manuscript Number758221

Date21 March 1758

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AbstractBuell and Brown, ministers of Long Island, recommend Occom and commend his work with the Montauk Indians.

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