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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Thomas Foxcroft, 1761 June 18

Manuscript Number761368.1

Date18 June 1761



AbstractWheelock writes of the mission of Occom and Fowler, and mentions the danger from Separatists who are preaching among the Indians.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 September 8

Manuscript Number764508.3

Date8 September 1764



AbstractOccom is determined to set out on his long journey despite a scarcity of funding, and leaves his house and other business to be done upon Wheelock’s credit. He informs Wheelock that he has hired Mr. Peabody of Norwich Landing to get the materials that his house requires, and to hire hands and pay them. He notes that his family needs clothing and provisions.

Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1766 March 11

Manuscript Number766211

Date11 March 1766



AbstractOccom details the items he is sending for his family from England, and tells of his inoculation by Mr. Whitaker just hours before.

Aaron Kinne, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 December 1

Manuscript Number766651.4

Date1 December 1766



AbstractKinne reports from his travels to scout new Indian students and locations for missions and schools.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 November 12

Manuscript Number768612.1

Date12 November 1768



AbstractOccom writes to explain his reasons for not visiting.

John Shattock, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 March 26

Manuscript Number770226.2

Date26 March 1770



AbstractShattock tells Wheelock that his tribe, the Narragansetts, do not wish to move to New Hampshire on account of the colder climate.

Samson Occom, letter, to Susanna Wheatley, 1771 March 5

Manuscript Number771205.1

Date5 March 1771



AbstractOccom writes of the dire straits his family is under from lack of provisions, and of his trust in God. His eldest son has recently died. He requests a singing book for his children.

Samson Occom, journal, 1787 April 6

Manuscript Number787256

Date6 April 1787


AbstractOccom details his travels as an itinerant preacher through Long Island, Southern New England and Eastern New York.

Samson Occom, journal, 1784 May 8 to 1785 April 26

Manuscript Number784308

Date8 May 1784 to 26 April 1785


AbstractOccom details his travels and activities during the period of May 8, 1784, through April 26, 1785.

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