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Solomon Williams, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1751 October 7

Manuscript Number: 751557

Date: 7 October 1751

Title: Solomon Williams, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1751 October 7

Author: Williams, Solomon

Recipient: Oliver, Andrew

Abstract: Williams gives his opinion of the recent decision by the Boston Commissioners to send Samson Occom on a mission to Susquehanna and to pay him 20 pounds sterling per annum. He notes that, though Occom intends to marry, he has assured Williams this would not interfere with his missionary work.

Nathaniel Whitaker, narrative, 1766

Manuscript Number: 766900.11

Date: 1766

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, narrative, 1766

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Whitaker gives a brief history of Indian conversion in America and why it has thus far been relatively unsuccessful. Occom’s story is used as an argument for promoting Wheelock’s School and its focus on educating Indians, rather than English, as missionaries. A plan for an expanded school is put forth.

Samson Occom, journal, 1774 December 19 to 1775 February 9

Manuscript Number: 774672.3

Date: 21 December 1774 to 9 February 1775

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1774 December 19 to 1775 February 9

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom's journal describes his travels as an itinerant preacher during the period from December 19, 1774, to February 9, 1775.

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