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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.

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.

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.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 September 2

Manuscript Number: 767502.1

Date: 2 September 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 September 2

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheelock writes that he is attempting to get a copy of the letter sent to England by the New England Company, and updates Whitkater on the progress of various missions.

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.

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.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1767 December 17

Manuscript Number: 767667.7

Date: 17 December 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to George Whitefield, 1767 December 17

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Whitefield, George

Abstract: Wheelock writes to introduce and recommend Tobias Shattock, and to explain the troubles of his Tribe.

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