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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to John Thornton, 1768 August 25

Manuscript Number768475

Date25 August 1768

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AbstractWheelock writes that Occom refuses to return money that was inadvertently advanced to him; he fears Occom has been given delusions of grandeur by his treatment in England.

Samson Occom, letter, to Susanna Wheatley, 1771 March 5

Manuscript Number771205.1

Date5 March 1771

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AbstractOccom writes of the dire straits his family is under from lack of provisions, and of his trust in God. His eldest son has recently died. He requests a singing book for his children.