Tobias Shattock, letter, Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 December 10


[note (type: 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.][note (type: handwriting): Handwriting is formal, bold and clear. It is the same as on manuscripts 765566.1, 767115.1, 767351.1, 767552, 767559, 767562.2, 767630.2, and possibly 767231, 767251 and 768371.2. It is possibly that of Edward Deake, schoolmaster at Charlestown. The trailer is in an unknown hand.][note (type: paper): Large single sheet is in good condition, with light staining, creasing and wear.][note (type: ink): Black-brown.]
[Revd | Rev.]RevdRev. [Doct.r | Dr.]Doct.rDr.
I now Inform you, [y.t | that]y.tthat [y.e | the]y.ethe [Circumſtance | circumstance]Circumſtancecircumstance of my Bretheren calls  me into England[place0068.ocp], [thro' | through]thro'through kind Indulgent Providence, I'm like to go  much sooner than I expected. [Captn | Capt.]CaptnCapt. [Wm | William]WmWilliam Chase[pers0123.ocp] has [offer'd | offered]offer'doffered me a  [Paſsage | passage]Paſsagepassage to England[place0068.ocp], in his Ship, which kind offer I shall thank‐ fully [Imbrace | embrace]Imbraceembrace. — I'm truly Sorry to leave my Study so soon, but  can't help it. — For [y.r | your]y.ryour [kindneſs | kindness]kindneſskindness to me, my Wife[pers0756.ocp] [& | and]&and Child, also the  Degree of Learning I got in [y.r | your]y.ryour School[org0098.ocp], [wou'd | would]wou'dwould now [addreſs | address]addreſsaddress [my‐ ſelf | my‐ self]my‐ ſelfmy‐ self to You in [ye | the]yethe deepest [Senſe | sense]Senſesense of Gratitude, [& | and]&and Thanks.   As you have been a great Friend to me, You need not fear,  but that I shall Speak in favour of Your School[org0098.ocp].
As, (I hope,) You have a near [Intercorſe | intercourse]Intercorſeintercourse with Heaven, I  ask an Interest in your Prayers, that God, [ye | the]yethe [Desposer | disposer]Desposerdisposer of all  Hearts [wou'd | would]wou'dwould raise me up true Friends, to lay our Misery be‐ fore his most Sacred Majesty, [& | and]&and his most [Hon: | Honourable]Hon:Honourable Privy Council,  [& | and]&and that I may be [favour'd | favoured]favour'dfavoured with [y.e | the]y.ethe Gracious [Influance | influence]Influanceinfluence of his Holy  Spirit. — We Shall Sail [y.e | the]y.ethe first fair Wind.
In grateful remembrance of [Friendſhip | friendship]Friendſhipfriendship, [& | and]&and Civility, with  cordial Love to all my acquaintance, I am, [Revd | Rev.]RevdRev. [Sr | Sir]SrSir.
(with great respect) [y.r | your]y.ryour [Hum.[illegible][guess (h-dawnd): e]e | Humble]Hum.[illegible][guess (h-dawnd): e]eHumble [Servt | Servant]ServtServant.  Tobias Shattock[pers0476.ocp]
P.S. As to [y.e | the]y.ethe Boys You wrote for, I left [y.e | the]y.ethe affair with [m.r | Mr.]m.rMr. Deake[pers0161.ocp], and  the Council of Indians. — [T.S. | Tobias Shattock]T.S.Tobias Shattock[pers0476.ocp]
From Toby Shattock[pers0476.ocp]  [Dec.r | December]Dec.rDecember 10. 1767[1767-12-10]
To  the [Rev.d | Rev.]Rev.dRev. [Doctr | Dr.]DoctrDr. Wheelock[pers0036.ocp]  [att | at]attat  Lebanon[place0122.ocp]
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id Text in document Role in header Authorized Name
pers0123.ocp Capt n Capt. W m William Chase mentioned Chase, William
pers0756.ocp my Wife Shattock
pers0476.ocp Tobias Shattock writer Shattock, Tobias
pers0161.ocp m. r Mr. Deake mentioned Deake, Edward
pers0476.ocp T.S. Tobias Shattock writer Shattock, Tobias
pers0476.ocp Toby Shattock writer Shattock, Tobias
pers0036.ocp Doct r Dr. Wheelock recipient Wheelock, Eleazar

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place0031.ocp Charlestown Charlestown
place0068.ocp England England
place0122.ocp Lebanon Lebanon

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org0098.ocp y.ryour School Moor’s Indian Charity School
org0098.ocp Your School Moor’s Indian Charity School

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1767-12-10 10. of December AD. 1767
1767-12-10 Dec.rDecember 10. 1767

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