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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Joseph Johnson, 1775 January 23

Manuscript Number775123.1

Date23 January 1775

AuthorWheelock, Eleazar

RecipientJohnson, Joseph

AbstractWheelock writes that the London Fund is exhausted, but that he has plans laid to provide for Johnson. Wheelock is pleased that Johnson is going to New York and notes that the new boys from St. Francis speak the same language as Johnson’s Indians.

Samson Occom, journal, 1786 December 11 to 1787 April 7

Manuscript Number786661

Date11 December 1786

AuthorOccom, Samson

AbstractOccom describes his travels as an itinerant preacher through Connecticut and New York. He also relates an episode involving a rumour that his son Aaron has been arrested for murder.

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

Manuscript Number791117

Date17 January 1791

AuthorOccom, Samson

RecipientOccom, Benoni

AbstractOccom 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.

Samson Occom, journal, 1787 December 10 to 1788 August 10

Manuscript Number787660.1

Date10 December 1787 to 10 August 1788

AuthorOccom, Samson

AbstractOccom details his activities as an intinerant preacher and tribal leader as he travels throughout Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

Samson Occom, journal, 1789 May 11 to 1790 January 10

Manuscript Number789311

Date11 May 1789 to 10 January 1790

AuthorOccom, Samson

AbstractOccom details his travels through New York and New England, from May 11, 1789, to January 10, 1790.

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