Viewing items 1 through 10 out of 15.

Solomon Williams, letter, to Secretary Willard, 1751 July 24

Manuscript Number751424

Date24 July 1751



AbstractWilliams writes to relate the circumstances regarding Occom's school at Montauk, and the uncertainty of his future there.

Tobias Shattock, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 October 16

Manuscript Number765566.1

Date16 October 1765



AbstractShattock 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 Number767115.1

Date15 January 1767



AbstractNiles 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 Number767203.2

Date3 March 1767



AbstractWheelock 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 Number767273

Date23 April 1767



AbstractWheelock discusses hostilities among the Naragansett tribe and asks for Johnson's assistance. He also discusses a possible location to build a school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Johnson, 1767 August 19

Manuscript Number767469.2

Date19 August 1767



AbstractWheelock writes on behalf of the Narragansett Indians, who are losing their lands, and requests to know whether the reports of missionaries arriving from Europe are true.

Tobias Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 30

Manuscript Number767630.2

Date30 November 1767



AbstractShattock 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.

Thomas Huntington, journal, 1769 June

Manuscript Number769390.1

DateJune 1769


AbstractHuntington details his visit to Mr. Kirtland’s school, recounting the success of the mission to the Oneidas, and the barriers to further missions.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Wentworth, 1769 December 5

Manuscript Number769655

Date5 December 1769



AbstractWheelock writes that part of the Narragansett Tribe would like to move to a new settlement; he suggests that they might be given a township on the Connecticut River.

John Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 February 29

Manuscript Number770179

Date29 February 1770



AbstractShattock thanks Wheelock for applying to Governor Wentworth on behalf of his tribe, the Narragansetts.

Facets & Filters

Limit By