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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, 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.

Samson Occom, journal, 1757 June 28 to 1761 March 31

Manuscript Number: 757378

Date: 28 June 1757 to 31 March 1761

Title: Samson Occom, journal, 1757 June 28 to 1761 March 31

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom details his travels throughout Long Island and New England, as well as his ordination and the events leading up to it. He takes his son Aaron to be raised by Wheelock.

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.

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.

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.

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