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Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, 1757 January 7

Manuscript Number757107

Date7 January 1757

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AbstractWheelock notifies Occom of a communication with the Company for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the parts adjacent in America, in which the Commission recommends Occom for ordination. Wheelock feels it is more proper for the local presbytery to examine Occom for ordination, and requests that they provide testimonials of his character as soon as possible.

William Sobuck, letter, to Samson Occom, 1757 September 12

Manuscript Number757512

Date12 September 1757

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AbstractSobuck requests that his son, Enoch, be allowed to come home, and notes that he expects to visit Occom in a month, at which time he will bring Enoch back.

Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to A. Oliver, 1757 November 9

Manuscript Number757609

Date9 November 1757

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AbstractWheelock writes about Occom's ordination, and speculates as to the where he will ultimately preach.

Andrew Oliver, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1757 November 28

Manuscript Number757628.1

Date28 November 1757

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AbstractOliver writes that he does not approve of an ordination for Samson Occom at present, since only the Niantics would benefit. There is no allowance now for a new mission.