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Samson Occom, journal, 1750 June 21 to 1751 February 9

Manuscript Number750421

Date21 July 1750

Author

AbstractOccom details his travels along the East Coast from the autumn of 1750 to the late winter of 1751.

Samuel Buell and James Brown, recommendation of Occom, 1758 March 21

Manuscript Number758221

Date21 March 1758

Authors;

AbstractBuell and Brown, ministers of Long Island, recommend Occom and commend his work with the Montauk Indians.

Samuel Buell, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1758 October 17

Manuscript Number758567.1

Date17 October 1758

Author

Recipient

AbstractBuell writes that Occom should be sent on a mission to Virginia and, therefore, ordained as soon as possible.

Samson Occom, receipts and expenses, 1761

Manuscript Number761290

Date1761

Author

AbstractOccom records various receipts and expenses collected and incurred in travel to and from Montauk and Oneida in the year 1761.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 June 24

Manuscript Number761374

Date24 June 1761

Author

Recipient

AbstractOccom reports from New York that collections were taken and recommendations written in support of his mission.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1761 July 10

Manuscript Number761410

Date10 July 1761

Author

Recipient

AbstractWheelock writes that he has had a letter from Samson Occom stating that funds have been raised by various Baptist groups to clear Occom's debts.

Samuel Buell, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 September 30

Manuscript Number765530.3

Date30 September 1765

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Recipient

AbstractBuell writes that he has detained Occom at his house as he was on his way to seek a dismission from his service on behalf of the Long Island Presbytery, which Buell opposes. He mentions their recommendation for the proposed fundraising journey to Europe.

Samuel Buell, letter, to Samson Occom, 1766 June 9

Manuscript Number766359

Date9 June 1766

Author

Recipient

AbstractBuell writes that he has received Occom's letter from England, and expresses joy that God has been kind to Occom. He also notes that he has recently published a narrative ("A Narrative of the Lord's wonderful Work of Grace among us in this Day of the Redeemers conquest and triumph"), and relays information about the good health of Occom's family.

David Avery, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 June 6

Manuscript Number771356

Date6 June 1771

Author

Recipient

AbstractAvery writes about his upcoming ordination and possible mission. He relates news of Occom and David Fowler, with brief excerpts of a letter from Fowler.

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

Manuscript Number786661

Date11 December 1786

Author

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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