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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.