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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.

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.

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

Manuscript Number: 770226.2

Date: 26 March 1770

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

Author: Shattock, John Jr.

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

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

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Manuscript Number: 785665

Date: 15 December 1785

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his travels throughout Connecticut, New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts as he preaches among Native, Dutch, and African-American communities.

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