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Samson Occom, letter to Eleazer Wheelock, 1770 March 6

Manuscript Number770206.2

Date6 March 1770

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AbstractOccom relates the visit of an English gentleman, who told him that the Indians at Oneida are disaffected towards Mr. Kirtland and are not all attending his ministry. He says he would visit Wheelock but he has no horse.

David McClure, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1770 May 21

Manuscript Number770321

Date25 May 1770

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AbstractMcClure writes that he has spoken to Occom, who is reluctant to write the Trust in England regarding the school, which Occom believes is now teaching more English than Indians. He also mentions that Whitaker is disliked in England.

Samson Occom, letter, to Rev. Mr. Fish, 1770 November 16

Manuscript Number770616

Date16 November 1770

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AbstractOccom writes he is willing to release Jacob Fowler from his employ, and let Fowler keep school at Stonington, but that the allowance for schoolmasters there is too small.