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

Manuscript Number750421

Date21 July 1750


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

Samson Occom, herbal remedies and letter fragment

Manuscript Number754900.2



AbstractHerbal remedies and a letter fragment.

Samson Occom, letter, to Unknown, 1756

Manuscript Number756900.2



AbstractA letter to an unknown donor expressing thanks.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1756 November 12

Manuscript Number756612.3

Date12 November 1756



AbstractOccom writes to Wheelock about the concerns for his safety voiced by the Haudenosaunees he visited the previous Fall. He also notes troubles with the Delaware (Lenape) Indians.

Samson Occom, journal fragment

Manuscript Number759666

Date16 December 1759


AbstractA fragment of Occom's journal describing his travels as an itinerant preacher.

Sermon: Ephesians 5:14, 1760 May 15

Manuscript Number760315

Date15 May 1760


AbstractSermon on Ephesians 5:15 Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.

Samson Occom, receipts and expenses, 1761

Manuscript Number761290



AbstractOccom records various receipts and expenses collected and incurred in travel to and from Montauk and Oneida in the year 1761.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 June 24

Manuscript Number761374

Date24 June 1761



AbstractOccom reports from New York that collections were taken and recommendations written in support of his mission.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1761 September 25

Manuscript Number761525

Date25 September 1761



AbstractOccom states that he has written three letters to Wheelock and has not heard back. He describes his misfortunes (the escape of his mare, his inability to read or write due to eye strain), but remains hopeful that he will be of use to the Oneidas.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1762 May 12

Manuscript Number762312

Date12 May 1762



AbstractOccom expresses gratitude toward the Boston Commissioners for past and present help, and reports that the controversies between Samuel Ashpo and the Indians he is teaching prevents Occom from receiving Ashpo.

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