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Daniel Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1778 December 7

Manuscript Number778657

Date7 December 1778

AuthorSimon, Daniel

RecipientWheelock, Eleazar

AbstractSimon has been keeping school at Stockbridge, but is now uncertain as to whether he will continue there.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Manuscript Number785665

Date15 December 1785

AuthorOccom, Samson

AbstractOccom details his travels throughout Connecticut, New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts as he preaches among Native, Dutch, and African-American communities.

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.

John Sergeant, letter, to Peter Thacher, 1788 May 19

Manuscript Number788319

Date19 May 1788

AuthorSergeant, Jr., John

RecipientThacher, Peter

AbstractSergeant writes of a division within the Stockbridge Tribe regarding his position as minister, as opposed to Occom's. He reports that Occom has been resorting to unkind means to support his own position.

Samson Occom, letter, to a Minister of Albany, 1791 December 26

Manuscript Number791676

Date26 December 1791

AuthorOccom, Samson

AbstractOccom writes that he cannot attend an ordination due to ill health, that he has moved to Munhegunnack (or New Stockbridge), and that many Indians are coming to New Stockbridge to hear preaching.

Samuel Kirkland, letter, to Peter Thacher, 1794 March 13

Manuscript Number794213

Date13 March 1794

AuthorKirkland, Samuel

RecipientThacher, Peter

AbstractKirkland writes to Thacher about his return from Boston to the mission at Oneida, his plans for building the Hamilton Oneida Academy, the formation of an Association of clergymen in the vicinity, and a letter of complaint against him sent to the Board by a group of Indians.

Samson Occom, journal, 1774 July 8 to August 14

Manuscript Number774408.2

Date8 July to 14 August 1774

AuthorOccom, Samson

AbstractOccom documents his and David Fowler's travels from Mohegan to Indian communities in Connecticut, Western Massachusetts and New York. The death of William Johnson, and the battles between the Shawnees and the Virginians are mentioned.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 May 1 to October 3

Manuscript Number785301

DateMay 1 to October 3, 1785

AuthorOccom, Samson

AbstractOccom's account of his travels as an itinerant preacher over the course of several months in 1785.

Samson Occom, journal, 1787 September 20 to December 5

Manuscript Number787520.1

DateSeptember 20 to December 5, 1787

AuthorOccom, Samson

AbstractOccom describes his activities as an intinerant preacher and community leader in the fall and early winter of 1787.

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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