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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.

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.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1771 January 22

Manuscript Number771122

Date22 January 1771

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AbstractWheelock expresses sorrow at Occom’s repeated and aggravated falls from virtue. He writes that if Occom and his brother-in-law David will go on a mission, Wheelock will give David as much as any schoolmaster sent by the Boston Commissioners.

David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 June 6

Manuscript Number771356

Date6 June 1771

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AbstractAvery writes about his upcoming ordination and possible mission. He relates news of Occom and David Fowler, with brief excerpts of a letter from Fowler.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1771 August 15

Manuscript Number771465

Date15 August 1771

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AbstractWheelock writes a strongly worded rebuttal of Occom’s criticisms regarding Wheelock’s withdrawl from Indian education.

Ralph Wheelock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 October 11

Manuscript Number771561.1

Date11 October 1771

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AbstractRalph Wheelock updates his father on his travels and his illness. He mentions his sorrow at Maltby's death and a meeting with Occom.

John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 February 28

Manuscript Number772178

Date28 February 1772

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AbstractThornton writes a lengthy letter mentioning the conflict with Kirkland, doubt that the Trust in England will confirm Wheelock's charter, and rumors that the college is to come under Episcopal management. He believes that Wheelock is too trusting of Ralph Wheelock, and that Occom has been unfairly treated.

Nathaniel Backus, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 October 9

Manuscript Number772559.1

Date9 October 1772

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AbstractBackus writes regarding business matters, and notes that he has heard that Occom wishes to go on a mission for Wheelock in the Spring.

Trustees of Dartmouth College, Resolution, 1789 May 7

Manuscript Number789307.1

Date7 May 1789

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AbstractA resolution from the Board of Trustees avowing that the board has never used for Dartmouth College any of the money collected by Occom and Whitaker in Great Britain.

Trustees of Dartmouth College, Resolution, 1789 May 7

Manuscript Number789307.2

Date7 May 1789

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AbstractThe Trustees resolve that they have never had, and do not desire, control over the funds collected by Whitaker and Occom in Great Britain for Moors Charity School.

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