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Samson Occom, letter, to Benjamin Garrett, 1784 August 21

Manuscript Number: 784471

Date: 21 August 1784

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Benjamin Garrett, 1784 August 21

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Garrett, Benjamin

Abstract: Occom writes to say that he has written to the Indians at Oneida and notified them of Garrett's imminent arrival. He also includes a recommendation for Garrett to aid him on his journey.

Samson Occom, Petition, to the Connecticut General Assembly, 1785

Manuscript Number: 785340

Date: May 1785

Title: Samson Occom, Petition, to the Connecticut General Assembly, 1785

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Colony of Connecticut

Abstract: Occom writes on behalf of five other signatories representing Mohegan and Niantic Indians, to express dismay over restrictive fishing prohibitions and to petition for their removal.

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