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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).

Samson Occom, journal, 1750 June 21 to 1751 February 9

Manuscript Number: 750421

Date: 21 July 1750

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1750 June 21 to 1751 February 9

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his travels along the East Coast from the autumn of 1750 to the late winter of 1751.

Samson Occom, herbal remedies and letter fragment

Manuscript Number: 754900.2

Date: 1754

Title: Samson Occom, herbal remedies and letter fragment

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Herbal remedies and a letter fragment.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1756

Manuscript Number: 756900.1

Date: 1756

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1756

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Oliver, Andrew

Abstract: Wheelock writes about the new Indian charity school, and relates the progress of his students and his hopes for an incorporation from the Crown.

Samson Occom, letter, to Unknown, 1756

Manuscript Number: 756900.2

Date: 1756

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Unknown, 1756

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: A letter to an unknown donor expressing thanks.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Colonel Henchman and The Boston Commissioners, February 1756

Manuscript Number: 756190

Date: February 1756

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Colonel Henchman and The Boston Commissioners, February 1756

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipients: Henchman; Boston Board of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge

Abstract: Wheelock describes Occom's duties, notes that Occom is in debt, and proposes that he be given aid.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Colonel Henchman, 1756 September 20

Manuscript Number: 756520

Date: 20 September 1756

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Colonel Henchman, 1756 September 20

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Henchman

Abstract: Wheelock writes a draft of a letter discussing the intended charter for the Charity School.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1756 November 12

Manuscript Number: 756612.3

Date: 12 November 1756

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1756 November 12

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom writes to Wheelock about the concerns for his safety voiced by the Haudenosaunees he visited the previous Fall. He also notes troubles with the Delaware (Lenape) Indians.

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.

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