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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, 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.

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