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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1772 February 24

Manuscript Number772174.1

Date24 February 1772

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AbstractIn response to Occom's query/admonition, Wheelock asserts that the first and most important purpose of the college is Indian education.

Samson Occom, journal, 1757 June 28 to 1761 March 31

Manuscript Number757378

Date28 June 1757 to 31 March 1761

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AbstractOccom details his travels throughout Long Island and New England, as well as his ordination and the events leading up to it. He takes his son Aaron to be raised by Wheelock.

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