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Daniel Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1778 December 7

Manuscript Number: 778657

Date: 7 December 1778

Title: Daniel Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1778 December 7

Author: Simon, Daniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Simon has been keeping school at Stockbridge, but is now uncertain as to whether he will continue there.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Manuscript Number: 785665

Date: 15 December 1785

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his travels throughout Connecticut, New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts as he preaches among Native, Dutch, and African-American communities.

Samson Occom, journal, 1786 December 11 to 1787 April 7

Manuscript Number: 786661

Date: 11 December 1786

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1786 December 11 to 1787 April 7

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom describes his travels as an itinerant preacher through Connecticut and New York. He also relates an episode involving a rumour that his son Aaron has been arrested for murder.

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, 1787 December 10 to 1788 August 10

Manuscript Number: 787660.1

Date: 10 December 1787 to 10 August 1788

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1787 December 10 to 1788 August 10

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his activities as an intinerant preacher and tribal leader as he travels throughout Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

Samson Occom, journal, 1787 September 20 to December 5

Manuscript Number: 787520.1

Date: September 20 to December 5, 1787

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1787 September 20 to December 5

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom describes his activities as an intinerant preacher and community leader in the fall and early winter of 1787.

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.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 May 1 to October 3

Manuscript Number: 785301

Date: May 1 to October 3, 1785

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1785 May 1 to October 3

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom's account of his travels as an itinerant preacher over the course of several months in 1785.

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