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Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 September 3

Manuscript Number767503.3

Date3 September 1767

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Recipient

AbstractThe commissioners of the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America refuse to send Wheelock a copy of the letter he requested because they do not credit his account of Occom’s education. They also admonish Wheelock for luring away one of the Company's interpreters.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, 1767 October 7

Manuscript Number767557

Date7 October 1767

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Recipient

AbstractWheelock requests a copy of the letter slandering Whitaker, Occom and himself, and refutes its contents. He denies attempting to lure away James Dean.

Samson Occom, Journal, 1786 June 26

Manuscript Number786376

Date26 June 1786

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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, 1790 February 21

Manuscript Number790171

Date21 February 1790

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AbstractOccom details his travels around New York State from February to March of 1790.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 October 4 to 1786 December 4

Manuscript Number785554

Date4 October 1785 to 4 December 1786

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AbstractOccom describes the events of the period between October 4, 1785, and December 4, 1786; they include an Indian wedding, the naming of Brothertown and other Brothertown business.

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