Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, minutes, 1764 July 25

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[note (type: abstract): The Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, upon the request of the Connecticut Board, votes to release Occom and continue his salary through the end of the year.][note (type: handwriting): Formal handwriting is clear and legible.][note (type: paper): Single sheet is in good condition, with light staining, creasing and wear.][note (type: ink): Brown-black.][note (type: noteworthy): The document is labeled “a true Copy.”]
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A Letter from the [Rev.d | Rev.]Rev.dRev. [M.r | Mr.]M.rMr. Wheelock[pers0036.ocp] Secretary to the Board of Correspondents, in the Colony of Connecticut[org0034.ocp] by a [Commiſsion | commission]Commiſsioncommission of the Society in Scotland for propogating Christian Knowledge[org0096.ocp], was laid before the [Commiſsioners, | Commissioners]Commiſsioners,Commissioners, signifying therein their desire, that they would release [M.r | Mr.]M.rMr. [Sampson | Samson]SampsonSamson [Occum | Occom]OccumOccom[pers0030.ocp] from his engagements to them, that he might be employed on another [Miſsion, | commission]Miſsion,commission, as also ^[above] to^to [aſsist | assist]aſsistassist him in discharging his Debts — The Board[org0095.ocp] taking the same into consideration came to the following resolution [viz.t | viz.]viz.tviz. That it is their mind, that the said [Occum | Occom]OccumOccom[pers0030.ocp] be discharged from his Obligations to remain any longer at Mohegan[place0143.ocp] [& | and]&and [Nihantic | Niantic]NihanticNiantic[place0168.ocp], provided the Correspondents[org0034.ocp] aforesaid will employ him as [Miſsionary | missionary]Miſsionarymissionary among the Indians at the Westward, they to acquaint this Board[org0095.ocp] from time to time of his proceedings, whilst he is in the pay of this Society[org0095.ocp], and that his allowance of £30 — [p ann | per annum]p annper annum be continued [till | 'til]till'til the expiration of this year, which will be [23.d | 23rd]23.d23rd [Feb.y | February]Feb.yFebruary[1765-02-23] next —
And whereas the [Commiſsioners | Commissioners]CommiſsionersCommissioners[org0095.ocp], on their first taking the [ſaid | said]ſaidsaid [M.r | Mr.]M.rMr. [Occum | Occom]OccumOccom[pers0030.ocp] into their pay, advanced a Sum of money equal, (as was represented) to what he then owed, that he might attend the [Buſineſs | business]Buſineſsbusiness of his [Miſsion | mission]Miſsionmission to greater Advantage, [& | and]&and as he now goes into [illegible][guess (h-dawnd): the]the ^[above] another^another Service, are of Opinion, that it can't be expected, they should do any further, than to continue his Salary to the end of the year as aforesaid —
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T Hubbard[pers0265.ocp], [Secy | Secretary]SecySecretary: pro Tempore
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[Commiſsioners | Commissioners]CommiſsionersCommissioners at [Boſton | Boston]BoſtonBoston[org0095.ocp] their Vote [releaſing | releasing]releaſingreleasing [Mr | Mr.]MrMr. Occom[pers0030.ocp] from their Service July [25th | 25th]25th25th 1764[1764-07-25].
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People identified in this document:

id Text in document Role in header Authorized Name
pers0036.ocp M. r Mr. Wheelock mentioned Wheelock, Eleazar
pers0030.ocp M. r Mr. Sampson Samson Occum Occom mentioned Occom, Samson
pers0030.ocp Occum Occom mentioned Occom, Samson
pers0030.ocp M. r Mr. Occum Occom mentioned Occom, Samson
pers0265.ocp T Hubbard mentioned Hubbard, T
pers0030.ocp M r Mr. Occom mentioned Occom, Samson

Places identified in this document:

id Text in document Authorized Name
place0143.ocp Mohegan Mohegan
place0168.ocp Nihantic Niantic Niantic

Organizations identified in this document:

id Text in document Authorized Name
org0095.ocp CommiſsionersCommissioners for propagating the GospellGospel in New England &and parts Adjacent The Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America
org0034.ocp Board of Correspondents, in the Colony of Connecticut Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge
org0096.ocp Society in Scotland for propogating Christian Knowledge Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge
org0095.ocp Board The Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America
org0034.ocp Correspondents Connecticut Board of Correspondents of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge
org0095.ocp Society The Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America
org0095.ocp CommiſsionersCommissioners The Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America
org0095.ocp CommiſsionersCommissioners at BoſtonBoston The Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America

Dates identified in this document:

Standard Form Text
1764-07-25 25.th25th July 1764
1765-02-23 23.d23rd Feb.yFebruary
1764-07-25 July 25th25th 1764

Regularized text:

Type Original Regularized
modernization Commiſsioners Commissioners
variation Gospell Gospel
modernization 25.th 25th
modernization Rev.d Rev.
modernization M.r Mr.
modernization Commiſsion commission
modernization Commiſsioners, Commissioners
variation Sampson Samson
variation Occum Occom
modernization Miſsion, commission
modernization aſsist assist
modernization viz.t viz.
variation Nihantic Niantic
modernization Miſsionary missionary
variation till 'til
modernization 23.d 23rd
modernization ſaid said
modernization Buſineſs business
modernization Miſsion mission
modernization Boſton Boston
modernization releaſing releasing
modernization Mr Mr.
modernization 25th 25th

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