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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1749 September 6

Manuscript Number: 749506

Date: 6 September 1749

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1749 September 6

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock writes to express his belief that Occom should take a school, provided he neither strains his eyes nor renders himself otherwise unavailable to the Honorable Commissioners.

Solomon Williams, letter, to Samson Occom, 1749 September 7

Manuscript Number: 749507

Date: 7 September 1749

Title: Solomon Williams, letter, to Samson Occom, 1749 September 7

Author: Williams, Solomon

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Williams advises Occom to follow the advice given by Wheelock (see manuscript 749506).

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1757 January 7

Manuscript Number: 757107

Date: 7 January 1757

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1757 January 7

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock notifies Occom of a communication with the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, in which the Commission recommends Occom for ordination. Wheelock feels it is more proper for the local presbytery to examine Occom for ordination, and requests that they provide testimonials of his character as soon as possible.

William Sobuck, letter, to Samson Occom, 1757 September 12

Manuscript Number: 757512

Date: 12 September 1757

Title: William Sobuck, letter, to Samson Occom, 1757 September 12

Author: Sobuck, William

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Sobuck requests that his son, Enoch, be allowed to come home, and notes that he expects to visit Occom in a month, at which time he will bring Enoch back.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1764 August 25

Manuscript Number: 764475.4

Date: 25 August 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1764 August 25

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Occom enclosing the commission from Scotland for his mission to the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), and advises him to find a donor to supply him with money.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to, Samson Occom, 1764 August 25

Manuscript Number: 764475.3

Date: 25 August 1764

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to, Samson Occom, 1764 August 25

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipients: Occom, Samson; Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Copy of a letter in which Wheelock encloses the commission from Scotland for Occom's mission to the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), and advises him to find a donor to supply him with money.

Caleb Whitney, letter, to Samson Occom, 1765 June 18

Manuscript Number: 765368.3

Date: 18 June 1765

Title: Caleb Whitney, letter, to Samson Occom, 1765 June 18

Author: Whitney, Caleb

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Whitney writes to request payment for work done on Occom's house.

Susanna Wheatley, letter, to Samson Occom and Nathaniel Whitaker, 1765 December 31

Manuscript Number: 765681.2

Date: 31 December 1765

Title: Susanna Wheatley, letter, to Samson Occom and Nathaniel Whitaker, 1765 December 31

Author: Wheatley, Susanna

Recipients: Occom, Samson; Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Wheatley writes to Occom and Whitaker, sending her good wishes for their mission in England, and promising to assist their families left behind.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1766 April 9

Manuscript Number: 766259

Date: 9 April 1766

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1766 April 9

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock writes to Occom about his family’s unmet needs — perhaps because of the influence of the “Antimason Party” — which he supplied on his own account. He cautions Occom not to be involved in the Mason land case, and gives him advice about his son Aaron’s bad behavior.

Samuel Buell, letter, to Samson Occom, 1766 June 9

Manuscript Number: 766359

Date: 9 June 1766

Title: Samuel Buell, letter, to Samson Occom, 1766 June 9

Author: Buell, Samuel

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Buell writes that he has received Occom's letter from England, and expresses joy that God has been kind to Occom. He also notes that he has recently published a narrative ("A Narrative of the Lord's wonderful Work of Grace among us in this Day of the Redeemers conquest and triumph"), and relays information about the good health of Occom's family.

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