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Eliot, John, 1604-1690

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1604 - 1690

John Eliot was a Puritan missionary to the American Indians and the founder of Roxbury Latin School in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1645.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. John Eliot to unidentified recipient, 1803-01-31

McClure MS-1311: David McClure papers
 Folder: 803131, Box: 4
Scope and Contents Dr. John Eliot to ....., telling him that he is sending a volume of the Mass. Historical Collections. Mr. Channing who is wanted both by Federal St. and Brattle St. churches.

John Eliot statement

Mss 659312
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 659312
Scope and Contents Statement by John Eliot to the General Court of Massachusetts, summarizing circumstances of a raid upon the subjects of Chief Josias by the Mohegans under chief Uncas, and requests, on behalf of the victims, their action in the matter.

Accompanying typed note suggests memorandum may be addressed on the Indian's behalf to the Society for Propagating the Gospel in New England.