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Samson Occom, Petition, to the Connecticut General Assembly, 1785

Manuscript Number785340

DateMay 1785

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AbstractOccom writes on behalf of five other signatories representing Mohegan and Niantic Indians, to express dismay over restrictive fishing prohibitions and to petition for their removal.

Samson Occom, journal, 1785 December 15 to 1786 January 22

Manuscript Number785665

Date15 December 1785

Author

AbstractOccom details his travels throughout Connecticut, New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts as he preaches among Native, Dutch, and African-American communities.

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