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Tobias Shattock, letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 October 16

Manuscript Number765566.1

Date16 October 1765

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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.

Tobias Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 August 27

Manuscript Number766477

Date27 August 1766

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AbstractShattock writes that he would like to come to Wheelock’s school. He also recommends his brother John as a potential pupil.

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.

Tobias Shattock, letter, Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 December 10

Manuscript Number767660.2

Date10 December 1767

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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.