Identifier: Mss 000800
Overview Emotional letter from Samson Occum to his wife Mary Fowler, acknowledging the burden of caring for their children in her absence, and stressing his feelings for his family and the importance of faith and his ministry.
Overview Samson Occom, Mohegan Indian minister and missionary. Helped raise funds for Eleazar Wheelock's school which later became Dartmouth College. Journals and sermons document his life and career as a Native American Congregational minister between 1743 and 1790.
Identifier: Mss 003111
Overview In a strongly worded letter to an unidentified correspondent, Occom declares that John [Dantuckquet?] and himself have been unjustly served with lawsuits. Occom writes, if there is no redress he would rather be among "the most Wild and uncultivated Indians, in the Western wilderness."
Identifier: Mss 000194
Overview Two hymns: “Nativity” and “Come all my young companions, come.” Atttributed to Samson Occom.
- Related Author: Occom, Samson, 1723-1792 X