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Joseph Fish, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 July 30

Manuscript Number766430

Date30 July 1766



AbstractFish writes to Whitaker about his mission to the Narragansetts, and about the visit he and his wife made to Mrs. Whitaker.

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.

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

Manuscript Number767251

Date1 April 1767



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

Edward Deake, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 June 1

Manuscript Number767351.1

Date1 June 1767



AbstractDeake writes to recommend admittance for the son of Samuel Niles into the school.

Tobias Shattock, letter, Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 December 10

Manuscript Number767660.2

Date10 December 1767



AbstractShattock 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.

Edward Deake, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 21

Manuscript Number768371.2

Date21 June 1768



AbstractDeake writes that Hezekiah Calvin has returned home and is spreading stories of corruption and ill treatment at Wheelock’s school.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Sarah Simon, 1768 June 27

Manuscript Number768377.2

Date27 June 1768



AbstractWheelock informs Simon that if she does not want her son to stay in school until his education is finished and he is ready to teach, she should say so at once so that no more money will be spent on him.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Manuscript Number785665

Date15 December 1785


AbstractOccom details his travels throughout Connecticut, New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts as he preaches among Native, Dutch, and African-American communities.

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