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

Manuscript Number750421

Date21 July 1750

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

Samuel Niles and Edward Deake, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 January 15

Manuscript Number767115.1

Date15 January 1767

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AbstractNiles and Deake write to thank Wheelock for admitting Niles’s (spiritual) son, Toby, to his school and for his educational efforts.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to William Johnson, 1767 August 19

Manuscript Number767469.2

Date19 August 1767

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Recipient

AbstractWheelock writes on behalf of the Narragansett Indians, who are losing their lands, and requests to know whether the reports of missionaries arriving from Europe are true.

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

Manuscript Number773674.1

Date24 December 1773

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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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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, autobiography, undated

Manuscript Number768517

DateUnknown

Author

AbstractOccom writes a second draft of his autobiography.

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