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Minutes of the meeting of the Board of Correspondents, 1765 May 10

Manuscript Number765310.1

Date10 May 1765

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AbstractThe Board votes to send C.J. Smith to Europe to collect funds, to ask General Gage for help, to increase Occom’s pension to relieve his poverty, and to employ him as a missionary to the Six Nations if he doesn’t go to Europe.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1767 April 11

Manuscript Number767261.4

Date11 April 1767

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AbstractWheelock writes of Kirkland’s visit and of his progress on his mission among the Oneidas. He also relates news of Whitaker's and Occom’s wives, as well as other business related to the Charity School.

Samson Occom, journal, 1786 December 11 to 1787 April 7

Manuscript Number786661

Date11 December 1786

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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.

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