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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, letter, to Susanna Wheatley, 1773 September 21

Manuscript Number: 773521

Date: 21 September 1773

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Susanna Wheatley, 1773 September 21

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheatley, Susanna

Abstract: Occom writes that he preached at Natick after leaving Boston, and thereafter turned down a number of requests to stop along his way home and deliver more sermons. He also met with Sir William Johnson at Fishers Island.

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