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

Manuscript Number788319

Date19 May 1788

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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.

Samuel Kirkland, letter, to Peter Thacher, 1794 March 13

Manuscript Number794213

Date13 March 1794

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AbstractKirkland writes to Thacher about his return from Boston to the mission at Oneida, his plans for building the Hamilton Oneida Academy, the formation of an Association of clergymen in the vicinity, and a letter of complaint against him sent to the Board by a group of Indians.

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.