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Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1766 March 11

Manuscript Number766211

Date11 March 1766

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AbstractOccom details the items he is sending for his family from England, and tells of his inoculation by Mr. Whitaker just hours before.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1766 April 9

Manuscript Number766259

Date9 April 1766

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AbstractWheelock writes to Occom about his family’s unmet needs — perhaps because of the influence of the “Antimason Party” — which he supplied on his own account. He cautions Occom not to be involved in the Mason land case, and gives him advice about his son Aaron’s bad behavior.

Mary Fowler Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 November 8

Manuscript Number766608.2

Date8 November 1766

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AbstractMary Occom writes to ask Wheelock to take her son Aaron, who has been behaving badly, under his care in Occom's absence.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 December 8

Manuscript Number766658

Date8 December 1766

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AbstractWheelock writes that Samuel William Johnson is on his way to England with a document certifying that Occom intends to stay out of the Mason case. He also updates Whitaker on the progress of various missions and relates that David McClure has brought a Mohawk boy to attend the charity school.