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Samson Occom, journal, 1765 November 21

Manuscript Number765621.6

Date21 November 1765


AbstractOccom details the events of his time in Great Britain.

John Thornton, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 May 12

Manuscript Number772312.1

Date12 May 1772



AbstractThornton sends a copy of a letter from the Trustees in England to Occom (dated May 5, 1772), granting him 50 pounds, then 25 pounds a year to Christianize Indians. Thornton also exhorts Wheelock to be more charitable in his judgment towards Kirkland and Occom, both of whom he admires.

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