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Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1774 May 2

Manuscript Number: 774302

Date: 2 May 1774

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1774 May 2

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson writes of his doubt regarding his true Christian spirit, his work as a preacher and schoolmaster, the developments regarding settling in Oneida country, and his poverty.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1774 December 4

Manuscript Number: 774654

Date: 4 December 1774

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1774 December 4

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Johnson humbly requests money to pay his debts, as well as an answer to a letter he sent to Wheelock through Jacob Fowler. He notes that soon he must go take possession of land granted to the New England Indians.

Samson Occom, letter, to Joseph Johnson, 1775 April 14

Manuscript Number: 775264

Date: 14 April 1775

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Joseph Johnson, 1775 April 14

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Johnson, Joseph

Abstract: Occom writes to express regret that so few Indians are going to Oneida, and that Johnson should, above all, keep peace among the Indians there. Occom also writes that his daughter Olive has married.

State of New York, resolution, 1791 February 24

Manuscript Number: 791174

Date: 24 February 1791

Title: State of New York, resolution, 1791 February 24

Author: New York State Legislature

Abstract: The NY State Assembly and Senate grant Occom 15 pounds to pay his expenses in attending the legislature on behalf of the Brothertown and New Stockbridge Indians. Also, Samson Occom’s receipt for the sum.

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