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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.

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.

John Secutor, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 March 31

Manuscript Number: 767231

Date: 31 March 1767

Title: John Secutor, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 March 31

Author: Secutor, John

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Secutor writes to ask Wheelock to communicate his disapproval of Hezekiah Calvin’s marriage proposal to his daughter Mary.

Emmanuel Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 April 1

Manuscript Number: 767251

Date: 1 April 1767

Title: Emmanuel Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 April 1

Authors: Simon, Emmanuel; Deake, Edward

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Simon writes Wheelock asking to be reinstated in the School; Edward Deake adds a postscript.

Tobias Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 27

Manuscript Number: 766477

Date: 27 August 1766

Title: Tobias Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 27

Author: Shattock, Tobias

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shattock writes that he would like to come to Wheelock’s school. He also recommends his brother John as a potential pupil.

Tobias Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 2

Manuscript Number: 767552

Date: 2 October 1767

Title: Tobias Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 2

Author: Shattock, Tobias

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Shattock thanks Wheelock for his letter supporting the Narragansetts’ appeal to the colonial Governor that their Sachem Ninegret be prevented from selling any more of their lands.

Sarah Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 9

Manuscript Number: 767559

Date: 9 October 1767

Title: Sarah Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 9

Author: Simon, Sarah

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Simon thanks Wheelock for her daughter Sarah’s education, and asks him to take her young son into the Charity School.

Mary Secutor, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 12

Manuscript Number: 767562.2

Date: 12 October 1767

Title: Mary Secutor, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 12

Author: Secutor, Mary

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Secutor writes that she is thankful for Wheelock’s permission to visit her Nation, and that she will return around Thanksgiving.

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.

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