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Solomon Williams, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1750 April 16

Manuscript Number750266

Date16 April 1750

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AbstractWilliams writes to Oliver that he has advised Occom, who has been successfully teaching the Indians at Montauk for the last six months, to remain with them and await orders from the Commissioners. He includes an extract of a letter from Azariah Horton asking for an extension of Occom's services.

Solomon Williams, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1751 October 7

Manuscript Number751557

Date7 October 1751

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AbstractWilliams gives his opinion of the recent decision by the Boston Commissioners to send Samson Occom on a mission to Susquehanna and to pay him 20 pounds sterling per annum. He notes that, though Occom intends to marry, he has assured Williams this would not interfere with his missionary work.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1756

Manuscript Number756900.1

Date1756

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AbstractWheelock writes about the new Indian charity school, and relates the progress of his students and his hopes for an incorporation from the Crown.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to A. Oliver, 1757 November 9

Manuscript Number757609

Date9 November 1757

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AbstractWheelock writes about Occom's ordination, and speculates as to the where he will ultimately preach.

Eleazar Wheelock, letters, to Andrew Oliver and Gideon Hawley, 1761 June 10

Manuscript Number761360.1

Date10 June 1761

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AbstractWheelock informs Oliver that the Onaquaga chiefs are planning a visit to Boston, and encloses a letter for Gideon Hawley that encourages Hawley to make a visit to Onaquaga, and to oversee Samuel Ashpo as a missionary. He mentions that Occom and David Fowler have set out on their mission to the Six Nations.

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

Manuscript Number761410

Date10 July 1761

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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.

David Jewett, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1765 June 27

Manuscript Number765376.2

Date27 June 1765

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AbstractJewett writes that his dispute with Occom has been resolved. He excerpts a letter from Occom.

Joseph Johnson, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1773 October 10

Manuscript Number773560

Date10 October 1773

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AbstractJohnson writes to Oliver about his service among the Farmington Indians, and requests funds to pay off his debts.

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