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Eleazar Wheelock, draft of will, 1768 April 14

Manuscript Number768264

Date14 April 1768

Author

AbstractA draft of Wheelock’s will.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1773 August 30

Manuscript Number773480

Date30 August 1773

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Recipient

AbstractJoseph Johnson writes to ask for help funding a trip into the wilderness for the purpose of Brothertown business. There is also a brief narrative of Johnson’s life.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to the Indians at Niantic, Mohegan, Groton, Stonington, Narragansett and Montauk, 1773 December 24

Manuscript Number773674.1

Date24 December 1773

Author

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AbstractOn behalf of himself and six other Indian signatories, Johnson strongly urges each tribe to send a delegate to confer with the Oneidas and Sir William Johnson on the subject of lands.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1774 May 2

Manuscript Number774302

Date2 May 1774

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Recipient

AbstractJohnson writes of his doubt regarding his true Christian spirit, his work as a preacher and schoolmaster, the developments regarding settling in Oneida country, and his poverty.

Samson Occom, Journal, 1786 June 26

Manuscript Number786376

Date26 June 1786

Author

AbstractOccom details his travels during the second half of 1786. As Occom notes, he spends a great deal of time among the Dutch.

Samson Occom, journal, 1757 June 28 to 1761 March 31

Manuscript Number757378

Date28 June 1757 to 31 March 1761

Author

AbstractOccom details his travels throughout Long Island and New England, as well as his ordination and the events leading up to it. He takes his son Aaron to be raised by Wheelock.

Samson Occom, journal, 1774 July 8 to August 14

Manuscript Number774408.2

Date8 July to 14 August 1774

Author

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, 1774 December 19 to 1775 February 9

Manuscript Number774672.3

Date21 December 1774 to 9 February 1775

Author

AbstractOccom's journal describes his travels as an itinerant preacher during the period from December 19, 1774, to February 9, 1775.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 May 1 to October 3

Manuscript Number785301

DateMay 1 to October 3, 1785

Author

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

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

Manuscript Number787660.1

Date10 December 1787 to 10 August 1788

Author

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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