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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.

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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