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

Manuscript Number766430

Date30 July 1766

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

John Secutor, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 March 31

Manuscript Number767231

Date31 March 1767

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AbstractSecutor writes to ask Wheelock to communicate his disapproval of Hezekiah Calvin’s marriage proposal to his daughter Mary.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Sir William Johnson, 1767 April 23

Manuscript Number767273

Date23 April 1767

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AbstractWheelock 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, 1767 October 2

Manuscript Number767552

Date2 October 1767

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AbstractShattock 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 Number767630.2

Date30 November 1767

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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.