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John Sergeant, letter, to Peter Thacher, 1788 May 19

Manuscript Number: 788319

Date: 19 May 1788

Title: John Sergeant, letter, to Peter Thacher, 1788 May 19

Author: Sergeant, Jr., John

Recipient: Thacher, Peter

Abstract: Sergeant writes of a division within the Stockbridge Tribe regarding his position as minister, as opposed to Occom's. He reports that Occom has been resorting to unkind means to support his own position.

Samson Occom, letter, to a Minister of Albany, 1791 December 26

Manuscript Number: 791676

Date: 26 December 1791

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to a Minister of Albany, 1791 December 26

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom writes that he cannot attend an ordination due to ill health, that he has moved to Munhegunnack (or New Stockbridge), and that many Indians are coming to New Stockbridge to hear preaching.

Samuel Kirkland, letter, to Peter Thacher, 1794 March 13

Manuscript Number: 794213

Date: 13 March 1794

Title: Samuel Kirkland, letter, to Peter Thacher, 1794 March 13

Author: Kirkland, Samuel

Recipient: Thacher, Peter

Abstract: Kirkland writes to Thacher about his return from Boston to the mission at Oneida, his plans for building the Hamilton Oneida Academy, the formation of an Association of clergymen in the vicinity, and a letter of complaint against him sent to the Board by a group of Indians.

Samson Occom, journal, 1774 July 8 to August 14

Manuscript Number: 774408.2

Date: 8 July to 14 August 1774

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1774 July 8 to August 14

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom documents his and David Fowler's travels from Mohegan to Indian communities in Connecticut, Western Massachusetts and New York. The death of William Johnson, and the battles between the Shawnees and the Virginians are mentioned.

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