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Samson Occom, Petition, to the Connecticut General Assembly, 1785

Manuscript Number: 785340

Date: May 1785

Title: Samson Occom, Petition, to the Connecticut General Assembly, 1785

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Colony of Connecticut

Abstract: Occom writes on behalf of five other signatories representing Mohegan and Niantic Indians, to express dismay over restrictive fishing prohibitions and to petition for their removal.

Samson Occom, journal, 1784 May 8 to 1785 April 26

Manuscript Number: 784308

Date: 8 May 1784 to 26 April 1785

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1784 May 8 to 1785 April 26

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his travels and activities during the period of May 8, 1784, through April 26, 1785.

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