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Jacob Johnson and David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 October 17

Manuscript Number768567.1

Date17 October 1768

AuthorsJohnson, Jacob W.; Avery, David

RecipientsJohnson, William; Wheelock, Eleazar

AbstractJohnson and Avery write from the congress at Fort Stanwix, and enclose a copy of their petition to Sir William Johnson. Jacob Johnson adds a postscript reporting on Avery’s activities, and inquiring about American rebels in Boston.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 October 4 to 1786 December 4

Manuscript Number785554

Date4 October 1785 to 4 December 1786

AuthorOccom, Samson

AbstractOccom describes the events of the period between October 4, 1785, and December 4, 1786; they include an Indian wedding, the naming of Brothertown and other Brothertown business.

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.

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