Solomon Williams, letter, to Samson Occom, 1749 September 7


abstractWilliams advises Occom to follow the advice given by Wheelock (see manuscript 749506).

handwritingInformal handwriting is highly stylized and difficult to decipher.

paperSmall single sheet is in good-to-fair condition with moderate creasing, staining and wear.

noteworthyThis letter is on same paper as manuscript 749506.

signatureThe signature is abbreviated, and the superscription is difficult to decipher.

EventsOccom leaves his studies

  Dear Samſon 
I have Read yt wch  Mr Wheelock has written  & believe it will be  beſt to Engage in a  School for a Term  with ye proviſo which  he mentions — yt your  health ſhd be Reſtord  you may be at liber ty to obey the orders  of the Honble Commiſ­ ſioners. as yet I have  Recd none, I wd ad­ viſe you to be thor'o  in the uſe of means  for your Recovery,   
I  am your ſincere Friend  & well wiſher Prayg God to  direct & Bleſs you —   Solo:[illegible] Williams