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Montauk Indians, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 March 4

Manuscript Number765204

Date4 March 1765

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AbstractA group of Montauk Indians write to request that David Fowler be sent to them as a Schoolmaster.

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.

Isaac Dakayenensere, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 October 9

Manuscript Number766559

Date9 October 1766



AbstractDakayenensere writes to Wheelock on behalf of the Onaquagas, explaining that they now understand that his mission is separate from that of the New England Comapany, and requesting Wheelock to write to them again.

Hezekiah Calvin, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 March 3

Manuscript Number767203.1

Date3 March 1767



AbstractCalvin confesses his faults and asks to be given another trial at the school.

Sarah Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 12

Manuscript Number767562.4

Date12 October 1767



AbstractSimon writes that she is glad her daughter Sarah has succeeded at Wheelock’s school, and hopes her young son does as well. She also offers to send another daughter and another son.

David Crosby, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 November 4

Manuscript Number767604.1

Date4 November 1767



AbstractCrosby writes to Wheelock about a conversation among gentlemen who suspected Wheelock of insincerity, and criticized his plan for converting Indians before “civilizing" them by means other than force.

Sarah Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 [month unknown] 16

Manuscript Number769900.1

Date16 [Month unknown] 1769



AbstractSimon writes to Wheelock that she fears she is irretrievably in the grip of the Devil.

David Crosby, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 August 19

Manuscript Number769469

Date19 August 1769



AbstractCrosby writes to introduce his brother William, who wishes to enter the school.

Ralph Wheelock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 October 11

Manuscript Number771561.1

Date11 October 1771



AbstractRalph Wheelock updates his father on his travels and his illness. He mentions his sorrow at Maltby's death and a meeting with Occom.

Samson Occom, journal, 1743 December 6 to 1748 November 29

Manuscript Number743656

Date6 December 1743 to 29 November 1748


AbstractOccom records his travels from 6 December 1743, to 29 November 1748.

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