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Samson Occom, Journal, 1786 June 26

Manuscript Number: 786376

Date: 26 June 1786

Title: Samson Occom, Journal, 1786 June 26

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his travels during the second half of 1786. As Occom notes, he spends a great deal of time among the Dutch.

Samson Occom, journal, 1787 April 6

Manuscript Number: 787256

Date: 6 April 1787

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1787 April 6

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his travels as an itinerant preacher through Long Island, Southern New England and Eastern New York.

New Stockbridge Indians, letter, to Samson Occom, 1787 August 29

Manuscript Number: 787479

Date: 29 August 1787

Title: New Stockbridge Indians, letter, to Samson Occom, 1787 August 29

Authors: Sauquethquaut, Joseph; Aupaumut, Hendrick; Quannekanut, Joseph; Pauquunnuppeet, Peter; Neshoonuhhuk, David; Pohpmon, John; Baldwin, John; Pauphaunhum, Samuel; Naunannuknuck, David

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: The New Stockbridge Indians testify to their faith in the Christian religion and request that Occom become their pastor.

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.

Samuel Kirkland, letter, to Peter Thacher, 1794 March 13

Manuscript Number: 794213

Date: 13 March 1794

Title: Samuel Kirkland, letter, to Peter Thacher, 1794 March 13

Author: Kirkland, Samuel

Recipient: Thacher, Peter

Abstract: Kirkland writes to Thacher about his return from Boston to the mission at Oneida, his plans for building the Hamilton Oneida Academy, the formation of an Association of clergymen in the vicinity, and a letter of complaint against him sent to the Board by a group of Indians.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 October 4 to 1786 December 4

Manuscript Number: 785554

Date: 4 October 1785 to 4 December 1786

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1785 October 4 to 1786 December 4

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom describes the events of the period between October 4, 1785, and December 4, 1786; they include an Indian wedding, the naming of Brothertown and other Brothertown business.

Samson Occom, journal, 1787 September 20 to December 5

Manuscript Number: 787520.1

Date: September 20 to December 5, 1787

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1787 September 20 to December 5

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom describes his activities as an intinerant preacher and community leader in the fall and early winter of 1787.

Samson Occom, journal, 1789 May 11 to 1790 January 10

Manuscript Number: 789311

Date: 11 May 1789 to 10 January 1790

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1789 May 11 to 1790 January 10

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his travels through New York and New England, from May 11, 1789, to January 10, 1790.

Samson Occom, journal, 1787 December 10 to 1788 August 10

Manuscript Number: 787660.1

Date: 10 December 1787 to 10 August 1788

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1787 December 10 to 1788 August 10

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his activities as an intinerant preacher and tribal leader as he travels throughout Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

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