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Query:  Year: 1791  
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Samson Occom, letter, to Benoni Occom, 1791 January 17

Manuscript Number: 791117

Date: 17 January 1791

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to Benoni Occom, 1791 January 17

Author: Occom, Samson

Recipient: Occom, Benoni

Abstract: Occom writes that he is attending on the Assembly in New York about land, and urges Benoni to write and say whether or not he will come to Oneida. He also notes that he does not think he will live much longer.

State of New York, resolution, 1791 February 24

Manuscript Number: 791174

Date: 24 February 1791

Title: State of New York, resolution, 1791 February 24

Author: New York State Legislature

Abstract: The NY State Assembly and Senate grant Occom 15 pounds to pay his expenses in attending the legislature on behalf of the Brothertown and New Stockbridge Indians. Also, Samson Occom’s receipt for the sum.

Samson Occom, letter, to a Minister of Albany, 1791 December 26

Manuscript Number: 791676

Date: 26 December 1791

Title: Samson Occom, letter, to a Minister of Albany, 1791 December 26

Author: Occom, Samson

Abstract: Occom writes that he cannot attend an ordination due to ill health, that he has moved to Munhegunnack (or New Stockbridge), and that many Indians are coming to New Stockbridge to hear preaching.

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