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Solomon Williams, letter, to Secretary Willard, 1751 July 24

Manuscript Number: 751424

Date: 24 July 1751

Title: Solomon Williams, letter, to Secretary Willard, 1751 July 24

Author: Williams, Solomon

Recipient: Willard

Abstract: Williams writes to relate the circumstances regarding Occom's school at Montauk, and the uncertainty of his future there.

Tobias Shattock, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 October 16

Manuscript Number: 765566.1

Date: 16 October 1765

Title: Tobias Shattock, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 October 16

Author: Shattock, Tobias

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shattock writes to Wheelock about his success in obtaining permission from the Boston Commissioners to start a School in Rhode Island, and asks for his support.

Samuel Niles and Edward Deake, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 January 15

Manuscript Number: 767115.1

Date: 15 January 1767

Title: Samuel Niles and Edward Deake, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 January 15

Authors: Niles, Samuel; Deake, Edward

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Niles and Deake write to thank Wheelock for admitting Niles’s (spiritual) son, Toby, to his school and for his educational efforts.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Narrangansett tribe, 1767 March 3

Manuscript Number: 767203.2

Date: 3 March 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Narrangansett tribe, 1767 March 3

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Narragansett Tribe

Abstract: Wheelock writes to the Naragansett council requesting that they give their approval to Tobias and John Shattock remaining at school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Sir William Johnson, 1767 April 23

Manuscript Number: 767273

Date: 23 April 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Sir William Johnson, 1767 April 23

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Johnson, William

Abstract: Wheelock discusses hostilities among the Naragansett tribe and asks for Johnson's assistance. He also discusses a possible location to build a school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Johnson, 1767 August 19

Manuscript Number: 767469.2

Date: 19 August 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Johnson, 1767 August 19

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Johnson, William

Abstract: Wheelock writes on behalf of the Narragansett Indians, who are losing their lands, and requests to know whether the reports of missionaries arriving from Europe are true.

Tobias Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 30

Manuscript Number: 767630.2

Date: 30 November 1767

Title: Tobias Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 30

Author: Shattock, Tobias

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shattock writes that the Trustees appointed by the Rhode Island General Assembly have decided to sell enough of the Narragansetts’ land to pay their Sachem Ninegret’s debts. Fearing their ruin, the Narragansetts are sending Shattock to London to raise funds.

Thomas Huntington, journal, 1769 June

Manuscript Number: 769390.1

Date: June 1769

Title: Thomas Huntington, journal, 1769 June

Author: Huntington, Thomas

Abstract: Huntington details his visit to Mr. Kirtland’s school, recounting the success of the mission to the Oneidas, and the barriers to further missions.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Wentworth, 1769 December 5

Manuscript Number: 769655

Date: 5 December 1769

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Wentworth, 1769 December 5

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Wentworth, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes that part of the Narragansett Tribe would like to move to a new settlement; he suggests that they might be given a township on the Connecticut River.

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

Manuscript Number: 770179

Date: 29 February 1770

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

Author: Shattock, John Jr.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

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

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