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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.

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.

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.

Samson Occom, journal fragment

Manuscript Number: 759666

Date: 16 December 1759

Title: Samson Occom, journal fragment

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: A fragment of Occom's journal describing his travels as an itinerant preacher.

Sermon: Ephesians 5:14, 1760 May 15

Manuscript Number: 760315

Date: 15 May 1760

Title: Sermon: Ephesians 5:14, 1760 May 15

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Sermon on Ephesians 5:15 Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.

Samson Occom, receipts and expenses, 1761

Manuscript Number: 761290

Date: 1761

Title: Samson Occom, receipts and expenses, 1761

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom records various receipts and expenses collected and incurred in travel to and from Montauk and Oneida in the year 1761.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 June 24

Manuscript Number: 761374

Date: 24 June 1761

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 June 24

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom reports from New York that collections were taken and recommendations written in support of his mission.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 September 25

Manuscript Number: 761525

Date: 25 September 1761

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 September 25

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom states that he has written three letters to Wheelock and has not heard back. He describes his misfortunes (the escape of his mare, his inability to read or write due to eye strain), but remains hopeful that he will be of use to the Oneidas.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1762 May 12

Manuscript Number: 762312

Date: 12 May 1762

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1762 May 12

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Occom expresses gratitude toward the Boston Commissioners for past and present help, and reports that the controversies between Samuel Ashpo and the Indians he is teaching prevents Occom from receiving Ashpo.

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