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John Smith and Moses Peck, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 December 22

Manuscript Number: 764672

Date: 22 December 1764

Title: John Smith and Moses Peck, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 December 22

Authors: Smith, John; Peck, Moses

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Smith and Peck write regarding the prospective trip to Great Britain.

Joseph Fish, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 July 30

Manuscript Number: 766430

Date: 30 July 1766

Title: Joseph Fish, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 July 30

Author: Fish, Joseph

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Fish writes to Whitaker about his mission to the Narragansetts, and about the visit he and his wife made to Mrs. Whitaker.

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.

Tobias Shattock, letter, Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 December 10

Manuscript Number: 767660.2

Date: 10 December 1767

Title: Tobias Shattock, letter, Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 December 10

Author: Shattock, Tobias

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shattock writes that he is leaving for England, where he will speak in favor of his Tribe and the Charity School, and that he has passed on the recruitment of students to Edward Deake.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 July 24

Manuscript Number: 771424

Date: 24 July 1771

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 July 24

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom notes his disinclination to go into the wilderness, and complains bitterly of having been used as an agent and a curiosity in England to collect money for the college. He points out that there are no Indians at the school at present (except "two or three Mollatoes") and that this confirms his suspicion that Wheelock was scheming all along to use the charity for whites.

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