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

Author Solomon Williams

Date7 September, 1749

ms number749507

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

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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 liberty to obey the orders of the Honble Commiſ­ſioners. as yet I have Recd none, I wd ad­viſe 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