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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, 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.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1764 August 22

Manuscript Number764472

Date22 August 1764



AbstractOccom reports on his activities and on progress in the building of his house. He also notes that he’s been paid a half-year's salary by the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America. On two verso, Wheelock has written an outline for a sermon.

Samson Occom, journal, 1765 November 21

Manuscript Number765621.6

Date21 November 1765


AbstractOccom details the events of his time in Great Britain.

Samson Occom, narrative, 1765 November 28

Manuscript Number765628.1

Date28 November 1765


AbstractOccom writes a brief account of his life and education.

Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1766 March 11

Manuscript Number766211

Date11 March 1766



AbstractOccom details the items he is sending for his family from England, and tells of his inoculation by Mr. Whitaker just hours before.

Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1767

Manuscript Number767900.12




AbstractOccom writes that he is setting out for the country and might visit Ireland. He has also sent a box of books and a letter listing other items sent.

Samson Occom, letter, to Mary Occom, 1767 January 21

Manuscript Number767121

Date21 January 1767



AbstractOccom writes from his tour of Great Britain to discuss family business, including money sent to repay debts, and the enrollment of their son at Wheelock’s school.

Samson Occom, letter, to Robert Clelland, 1768

Manuscript Number768900.7




AbstractOccom writes a bitter complaint about the stories that Clelland has been spreading about him.

Samson Occom, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1768 November 12

Manuscript Number768612.1

Date12 November 1768



AbstractOccom writes to explain his reasons for not visiting.

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