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Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1766 March 11

Manuscript Number: 766211

Date: 11 March 1766

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1766 March 11

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Occom, Mary (née Fowler)

Abstract: Occom details the items he is sending for his family from England, and tells of his inoculation by Mr. Whitaker just hours before.

Mary Fowler Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 November 8

Manuscript Number: 766608.2

Date: 8 November 1766

Title: Mary Fowler Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 November 8

Author: Occom, Mary (née Fowler)

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Mary Occom writes to ask Wheelock to take her son Aaron, who has been behaving badly, under his care in Occom's absence.

Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1767 January 21

Manuscript Number: 767121

Date: 21 January 1767

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1767 January 21

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Occom, Mary (née Fowler)

Abstract: Occom writes from his tour of Great Britain to discuss family business, including money sent to repay debts, and the enrollment of their son at Wheelock’s school.

Willard Hubbard, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 8

Manuscript Number: 767558.2

Date: 8 October 1767

Title: Willard Hubbard, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 October 8

Author: Hubbard, Willard

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Hubbard writes regarding reports of drunkenness among Joseph Johnson and company.

Aaron Occom, letter, to Joseph Johnson, 1768 November 9

Manuscript Number: 768609.2

Date: 9 November 1768

Title: Aaron Occom, letter, to Joseph Johnson, 1768 November 9

Author: Occom, Aaron

Recipient: Johnson, Joseph

Abstract: Aaron Occom responds to Johnson’s letter about possibly going to sea, and reports on the health of Johnson’s relatives in Mohegan.

Samson Occom, letter, to Susanna Wheatley, 1771 March 5

Manuscript Number: 771205.1

Date: 5 March 1771

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Susanna Wheatley, 1771 March 5

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheatley, Susanna

Abstract: Occom writes of the dire straits his family is under from lack of provisions, and of his trust in God. His eldest son has recently died. He requests a singing book for his children.

Samson Occom, journal, 1757 June 28 to 1761 March 31

Manuscript Number: 757378

Date: 28 June 1757 to 31 March 1761

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1757 June 28 to 1761 March 31

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his travels throughout Long Island and New England, as well as his ordination and the events leading up to it. He takes his son Aaron to be raised by Wheelock.

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