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Hymns — “Come all my young companions, come,” “The Slow Traveller” — by Samson Occom; and “Nativity,” by Isaac Watts, 1773

Manuscript Number: 000194

Date: 1773

Title: Hymns — “Come all my young companions, come,” “The Slow Traveller” — by Samson Occom; and “Nativity,” by Isaac Watts, 1773

Authors: Occom, Samson; Watts, Isaac

Abstract: Two hymns by Occom and one by Isaac Watts, copied out by Occom.

Daniel Simon, Daniel Babitt, Benjamin Burt, and Peter Pauquunnuppeet, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1773 February 16

Manuscript Number: 773166

Date: 16 February 1773

Title: Daniel Simon, Daniel Babitt, Benjamin Burt, and Peter Pauquunnuppeet, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1773 February 16

Authors: Simon, Daniel; Babitt, Daniel; Burt, Benjamin; Pauquunnuppeet, Peter

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Simon, Babitt, Burt and Pauquunnuppeet write to complain that the Indians who live next to them make so much noise they are unable to study.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1773 February 22

Manuscript Number: 773172.1

Date: 22 February 1773

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1773 February 22

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Thornton, John

Abstract: Wheelock informs Thornton of Occom's activities, including that Occom has had a sermon, preached at the execution of an Indian, printed. He also notes that he has drawn more money on Thornton, and mentions his petitions to the King for more land.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1773 July 21

Manuscript Number: 773421.2

Date: 21 July 1773

Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1773 July 21

Author: Wheelock, Eleazar

Recipient: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Wheelock complains that Occom has misjudged and maligned Wheelock's efforts on his behalf and on behalf of the mission to Christianize Indians.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1773 August 30

Manuscript Number: 773480

Date: 30 August 1773

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1773 August 30

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Joseph Johnson writes to ask for help funding a trip into the wilderness for the purpose of Brothertown business. There is also a brief narrative of Johnson’s life.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1773 October 10

Manuscript Number: 773560

Date: 10 October 1773

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1773 October 10

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipient: Oliver, Andrew

Abstract: Johnson writes to Oliver about his service among the Farmington Indians, and requests funds to pay off his debts.

Samson Occom, letter, to Susanna Wheatley, 1773 September 21

Manuscript Number: 773521

Date: 21 September 1773

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Susanna Wheatley, 1773 September 21

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Wheatley, Susanna

Abstract: Occom writes that he preached at Natick after leaving Boston, and thereafter turned down a number of requests to stop along his way home and deliver more sermons. He also met with Sir William Johnson at Fishers Island.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to the Indians at Niantic, Mohegan, Groton, Stonington, Narragansett and Montauk, 1773 December 24

Manuscript Number: 773674.1

Date: 24 December 1773

Title: Joseph Johnson, letter, to the Indians at Niantic, Mohegan, Groton, Stonington, Narragansett and Montauk, 1773 December 24

Author: Johnson, Joseph

Recipients: Niantic Tribe; Mohegan Tribe; Groton Pequots; Stonington Pequots; Narragansett Tribe; Montaukett Tribe

Abstract: On behalf of himself and six other Indian signatories, Johnson strongly urges each tribe to send a delegate to confer with the Oneidas and Sir William Johnson on the subject of lands.

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