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Daniel Simon, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1778 December 7

Manuscript Number778657

Date7 December 1778

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AbstractSimon has been keeping school at Stockbridge, but is now uncertain as to whether he will continue there.

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.

John Sergeant, letter, to Peter Thacher, 1788 May 19

Manuscript Number788319

Date19 May 1788

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Recipient

AbstractSergeant writes of a division within the Stockbridge Tribe regarding his position as minister, as opposed to Occom's. He reports that Occom has been resorting to unkind means to support his own position.

Samson Occom, letter, to a Minister of Albany, 1791 December 26

Manuscript Number791676

Date26 December 1791

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AbstractOccom writes that he cannot attend an ordination due to ill health, that he has moved to Munhegunnack (or New Stockbridge), and that many Indians are coming to New Stockbridge to hear preaching.

Samson Occom, journal, 1774 July 8 to August 14

Manuscript Number774408.2

Date8 July to 14 August 1774

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AbstractOccom documents his and David Fowler's travels from Mohegan to Indian communities in Connecticut, Western Massachusetts and New York. The death of William Johnson, and the battles between the Shawnees and the Virginians are mentioned.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 May 1 to October 3

Manuscript Number785301

DateMay 1 to October 3, 1785

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AbstractOccom's account of his travels as an itinerant preacher over the course of several months in 1785.

Samson Occom, journal, 1787 September 20 to December 5

Manuscript Number787520.1

DateSeptember 20 to December 5, 1787

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AbstractOccom describes his activities as an intinerant preacher and community leader in the fall and early winter of 1787.

Samson Occom, journal, 1787 December 10 to 1788 August 10

Manuscript Number787660.1

Date10 December 1787 to 10 August 1788

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AbstractOccom details his activities as an intinerant preacher and tribal leader as he travels throughout Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

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