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

Manuscript Number750421

Date21 July 1750

Author

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

Nathaniel Whitaker, narrative, 1766

Manuscript Number766900.11

Date1766

Author

AbstractWhitaker gives a brief history of Indian conversion in America and why it has thus far been relatively unsuccessful. Occom’s story is used as an argument for promoting Wheelock’s School and its focus on educating Indians, rather than English, as missionaries. A plan for an expanded school is put forth.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Messrs. Peck, Mason, and Austin, 1766 November 5

Manuscript Number766605.2

Date5 November 1766

Author

Recipients; ;

AbstractWheelock writes, for possible publication, to correct assertions made by the New England Company about its relationship to, and support of, Occom.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Moses Peck, 1766 November 5

Manuscript Number766605.3

Date5 November 1766

Author

Recipient

AbstractWheelock writes, for possible publication, to correct assertions made by the New England Company about its relationship to, and support of, Occom.

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

Author

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.

Samson Occom, journal, 1743 December 6 to 1748 November 29

Manuscript Number743656

Date6 December 1743 to 29 November 1748

Author

AbstractOccom records his travels from 6 December 1743, to 29 November 1748.

Samson Occom, journal, 1757 June 28 to 1761 March 31

Manuscript Number757378

Date28 June 1757 to 31 March 1761

Author

AbstractOccom details his travels throughout Long Island and New England, as well as his ordination and the events leading up to it. He takes his son Aaron to be raised by Wheelock.

Samson Occom, Journal, 1761 May 30 to July 7

Manuscript Number761330.1

Date30 May to 7 August 1761

Author

AbstractOccom records events on his journey to Oneida country.

Samson Occom, autobiography, undated

Manuscript Number768517

DateUnknown

Author

AbstractOccom writes a second draft of his autobiography.

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