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Solomon Williams, letter, to Samson Occom, 1749 September 7

Manuscript Number749507

Date7 September 1749

AuthorWilliams, Solomon

RecipientOccom, Samson

AbstractWilliams advises Occom to follow the advice given by Wheelock (see manuscript 749506).

Solomon Williams, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1750 April 16

Manuscript Number750266

Date16 April 1750

AuthorWilliams, Solomon

RecipientOliver, Andrew

AbstractWilliams writes to Oliver that he has advised Occom, who has been successfully teaching the Indians at Montauk for the last six months, to remain with them and await orders from the Commissioners. He includes an extract of a letter from Azariah Horton asking for an extension of Occom's services.

Solomon Williams, letter, to Secretary Willard, 1751 July 24

Manuscript Number751424

Date24 July 1751

AuthorWilliams, Solomon

RecipientWillard

AbstractWilliams writes to relate the circumstances regarding Occom's school at Montauk, and the uncertainty of his future there.

Solomon Williams, letter, to Andrew Oliver, 1751 October 7

Manuscript Number751557

Date7 October 1751

AuthorWilliams, Solomon

RecipientOliver, Andrew

AbstractWilliams gives his opinion of the recent decision by the Boston Commissioners to send Samson Occom on a mission to Susquehanna and to pay him 20 pounds sterling per annum. He notes that, though Occom intends to marry, he has assured Williams this would not interfere with his missionary work.

Solomon Williams, letter, to Rev. Samuel Wood, 1761 November 12

Manuscript Number761662.1

Date12 November 1761

AuthorWilliams, Solomon

RecipientWood, Samuel

AbstractWilliams writes a lengthy letter regarding news of his sister-in-law, events in Great Britain and in the colonies, and the desire of various tribes to receive missionaries. Mention is made of Samson Occom.

Solomon Williams and Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to the Honorable Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge, 1764 July 10

Manuscript Number764410.2

Date10 July 1764

AuthorsWilliams, Solomon; Wheelock, Eleazar

RecipientSociety in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge

AbstractWilliams and Wheelock write to inform the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge that, per its commission, a Connecticut board of correspondents has been formed, and officers have been elected. They state that the best prospect for furthering the Society's design lies with Wheelock’s Indian charity school, and that they hope to employ Occom and Ashpo.

Solomon Williams, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 January 5

Manuscript Number765105

Date5 January 1765

AuthorWilliams, Solomon

RecipientWheelock, Eleazar

AbstractWilliams writes to voice his objection to the proposed trip of Occom to England.

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