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Samson Occom, journal, 1765 November 21

Manuscript Number765621.6

Date21 November 1765

Author

AbstractOccom details the events of his time in Great Britain.

Samson Occom and Nathaniel Whitaker, agreement, 1766 October 15

Manuscript Number766565.2

Date15 October 1766

AbstractA copy of the agreement in which Whitaker and Occom promise that money collected in Devon County shall be delivered into the hands of the trustees in London.

Eleazar Wheelock, draft of will, 1768 April 14

Manuscript Number768264

Date14 April 1768

Author

AbstractA draft of Wheelock’s will.

The Trust in England, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1772 May 1

Manuscript Number772301

Date1 May 1772

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AbstractThe Trustees acknowledge their approval of the progress of the great design, the college, and the reconciliation with Kirkland. They remind Wheelock to keep the accounts for the college and the charity school separate, and note that they have granted Occom 50 pounds a year.

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

Manuscript Number772312.1

Date12 May 1772

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Recipient

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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