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Samson Occom, receipts and expenses, 1761

Manuscript Number: 761290

Date: 1761

Title: Samson Occom, receipts and expenses, 1761

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom records various receipts and expenses collected and incurred in travel to and from Montauk and Oneida in the year 1761.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Smith, 1761 September 15

Manuscript Number: 761515

Date: 15 September 1761

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Smith, 1761 September 15

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Smith, John

Abstract: Wheelock writes of Occom’s mission to the Oneidas, of the preparations of Samuel Kirtland for mission work, and of the general progress of the charity school. In a postscript, Wheelock states that Occom was educated entirely by him, and not at college.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1761 September 22

Manuscript Number: 761522

Date: 22 September 1761

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Dennys DeBerdt, 1761 September 22

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: DeBerdt, Dennys

Abstract: Wheelock describes the progress of Occom's mission to the Oneidas, mentions a land dispute in Pennsylvania, and reports on the progress of his school. Mention is made of Kirtland's missionary training.

David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 29

Manuscript Number: 765329.2

Date: 29 May 1765

Title: David Fowler, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 29

Author: Fowler, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Fowler reports on the progress of the mission at Oneida. He writes that Joseph Woolley was appointed schoolmaster at Onaquaga, and expresses concern for Mr. Kirtland.

Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 29

Manuscript Number: 765429.1

Date: 29 July 1765

Title: Theophilus Chamberlain, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 July 29

Author: Chamberlain, Theophilus

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Chamberlain writes from his mission with an account of work among the Indians, occurrences of problem drinking, a funeral, and weddings.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 July 27

Manuscript Number: 767427.2

Date: 27 July 1767

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Robert Keen, 1767 July 27

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Keen, Robert

Abstract: Wheelock writes of the desperate situation faced by Samuel Kirkland and the Indians at Oneida. He quotes liberally from Kirkland's letters, and mentions that David Fowler has undertaken a 400-mile journey on foot to secure aid.

David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 13

Manuscript Number: 768363.2

Date: 13 June 1768

Title: David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 June 13

Author: Avery, David

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Avery writes that he is about to open his school with 16 students, and that Wheelock should expect a letter from Aaron Kinne as well.

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.

Samson Occom, Journal, 1761 May 30 to July 7

Manuscript Number: 761330.1

Date: 30 May to 7 August 1761

Title: Samson Occom, Journal, 1761 May 30 to July 7

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom records events on his journey to Oneida country.

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