Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1767

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[note (type: abstract): Occom writes that he is setting out for the country and might visit Ireland. He has also sent a box of books and a letter listing other items sent.][note (type: handwriting): Handwriting is clear and legible.][note (type: paper): Large sheet folded in half to make four pages is in poor condition, with heavy tearing and wear that results in a significant loss of text.][note (type: ink): Dark-brown.][note (type: noteworthy): A note that reads "Celebrated Indian Preacher" has been added to the bottom of one recto in an unknown hand. On two recto, an editor, likely 19th-century, has added the note: "No 8 Mr O– to his wife Date London Selected for Dr Sprague Albany 1857." These notes have not been included in the transcription.]

EventsFundraising Tour of Great Britain

[Opener]
My Dear 
we are this mo[gap: tear][guess (h-dawnd): ment]ment  out for ^[above] the^the Country, and Shall go [gap: tear]  perhaps to Ireland[place0108.ocp] before we re[gap: tear][guess (h-dawnd): turn to]turn to  London[place0128.ocp] again, and will be 7 or [gap: tear]  before we return, I have Sent you [gap: tear][guess (h-dawnd): se]se  veral things [Laſt | last]Laſtlast year, which I h[gap: tear][guess (h-dawnd): ope]ope  you have [receivd | received]receivdreceived, and I have [gap: tear]  Some things more, which will be [gap: tear]  in a few Days, I Sent a Box of Books  a few Days ago, and you ^[above] will^will find a letter  in it, which gives you an Account, what  will be Sent to you The Lord be with you  all [Bleſs | Bless]BleſsBless ye with Heavenly [Bleſsings | Blessings]BleſsingsBlessings   
[Closer]
My LBest Love to you  I am ever your Dear [Huſband | Husband]HuſbandHusband  [Samſon | Samson]SamſonSamson Occom[pers0030.ocp] 
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To  [Mrs | Mrs.]MrsMrs. Mary Occom[pers0029.ocp]  at Mohegan in [N: | New]N:New London[place0164.ocp][place0143.ocp]  or Norwich[place0174.ocp],   Connecticut[place0048.ocp]  by [Mr | Mr.]MrMr. Wh[gap: tear]
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Document Summary

People identified in this document:

id Text in document Role in header Authorized Name
pers0030.ocp Samſon Samson Occom writer Occom, Samson
pers0029.ocp M rs Mrs. Mary Occom recipient Occom, Mary (née Fowler)

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place0128.ocp London London
place0108.ocp Ireland Ireland
place0143.ocp Mohegan in N: New London Mohegan
place0164.ocp N: New London New London
place0174.ocp Norwich Norwich
place0048.ocp Connecticut Connecticut

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