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Temperance Hannabal, narrative, 1754 February 7

Manuscript Number754157

Date7 February 1754


AbstractTemperance Hannabal narrates the story of her religious awakening to Occom.

Samson Occom, narrative, 1765 November 28

Manuscript Number765628.1

Date28 November 1765


AbstractOccom writes a brief account of his life and education.

Nathaniel Whitaker, narrative, 1766

Manuscript Number766900.11



AbstractWhitaker gives a brief history of Indian conversion in America and why it has thus far been relatively unsuccessful. Occom’s story is used as an argument for promoting Wheelock’s School and its focus on educating Indians, rather than English, as missionaries. A plan for an expanded school is put forth.

Samson Occom, autobiography, undated

Manuscript Number768517



AbstractOccom writes a second draft of his autobiography.

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