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Hezekiah Calvin, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 12

Manuscript Number767562.1

Date12 October 1767

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AbstractCalvin writes that he wants to get his watch back from Aaron Occom, and that he feels uneasy and wants to leave School.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 November 28

Manuscript Number767628.1

Date28 November 1767

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AbstractWheelock writes of the serious trouble caused by Whitaker’s dealings with Nathaniel Eells. He also posits that Ralph Wheelock’s ability to manage Indians would make him his father's best successor.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 November 28

Manuscript Number767628.4

Date28 November 1767

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AbstractWheelock writes to Whitaker about the serious trouble caused by Whitaker’s dealings with Nathaniel Eells. He also posits that Ralph Wheelock’s ability to manage Indians would make him his father's successor.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 August 25

Manuscript Number768475

Date25 August 1768

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AbstractWheelock writes that Occom refuses to return money that was inadvertently advanced to him; he fears Occom has been given delusions of grandeur by his treatment in England.

Aaron Occom, letter, to Joseph Johnson, 1768 November 9

Manuscript Number768609.2

Date9 November 1768

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AbstractAaron Occom responds to Johnson’s letter about possibly going to sea, and reports on the health of Johnson’s relatives in Mohegan.

Samson Occom, letter, to Susanna Wheatley, 1771 March 5

Manuscript Number771205.1

Date5 March 1771

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AbstractOccom writes of the dire straits his family is under from lack of provisions, and of his trust in God. His eldest son has recently died. He requests a singing book for his children.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 February 24

Manuscript Number772174.1

Date24 February 1772

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AbstractIn response to Occom's query/admonition, Wheelock asserts that the first and most important purpose of the college is Indian education.

Samson Occom, journal, 1757 June 28 to 1761 March 31

Manuscript Number757378

Date28 June 1757 to 31 March 1761

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AbstractOccom details his travels throughout Long Island and New England, as well as his ordination and the events leading up to it. He takes his son Aaron to be raised by Wheelock.

A List of the Members of the Indian Charity School at Lebanon, 1765 September 3 to 1767 May 6

Manuscript Number767306.6

Date3 September 1765 to 6 May 1767

AbstractA List of the Members of the Indian Charity School at Lebanon September 3, 1765 to May 6, 1767, and of those employed in the Indian Country.

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