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

Manuscript Number773480

Date30 August 1773



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.

Samson Occom, journal, 1774 July 8 to August 14

Manuscript Number774408.2

Date8 July to 14 August 1774


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.