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Samson Occom

Harold William Blodgett

Samson Occom

by Harold William Blodgett

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Published by Dartmouth College Publications in Hanover, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Occom, Samson, -- 1723-1792.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 219-221.

    Statementby Harold Blodgett.
    SeriesDartmouth college manuscript series -- no. 3., Dartmouth College manuscript series -- no. 3.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE98.M6 O13, E98.M6 O13
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14290891M
    LC Control Number36008648

    Samson Occom (–) was a Mohegan tribal leader, an ordained Presbyterian minister, a major fund-raiser for what is now Dartmouth College, the leader of an intertribal revitalization and resettlement movement, and the first published Native American author. "THE FOUNDER OF NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE": VERY RARE SECOND EDITION OF SAMSON OCCOM'S GROUNDBREAKING SERMON PREACHED AT THE EXECUTION OF MOSES PAUL, , ISSUED ONLY WEEKS AFTER THE VIRTUALLY UNOBTAINABLE FIRST EDITION, UNCUT IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS. OCCOM, Samson. A Sermon, Preached at the Execution of .

    Title: Eleazar Wheelock, letter, to Samson Occom, September 6. Author: Wheelock, Eleazar. Recipient: Occom, Samson. Abstract: Wheelock writes to express his belief that Occom should take a school, provided he neither strains his eyes nor renders himself otherwise unavailable to . “DEATH IS CALLED THE KING OF TERRORS”: RARE FIRST EDITION OF SERMON ON THE EXECUTION OF MOSES PAUL, , THE FIRST KNOWN BOOK PUBLISHED IN ENGLISH BY AN AMERICAN INDIAN. OCCOM, Samson. A Sermon Preached at the Execution of Moses Paul, An Indian, Who was executed at New Haven, on the 2d of September , for the Murder of Mr. Moses Cook, .

    texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Full text of "Samson Occom, and the Christian Indians of New England" See other formats. Page 3 - We, greatly commending, and graciously accepting of, their desires for the furtherance of so noble a work, which may, by the providence of Almighty God, hereafter tend to the glory of His Divine Majesty, in propagating of the Christian religion to such people as yet live in darkness and miserable ignorance of the true knowledge and worship of God, and may in time bring the infidels.


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Samson Occom's work can be compared to Mary Rowlandson's A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson (). Although Occom's was written after Rowlandson's, they have several similarities. Rowlandson wrote about being taken as a captive among the Indians due to the Indians' trying to regain their land from King Philip.

ms-number: abstract: Occom writes a second draft of his autobiography. handwriting: The legibility of Occom's usually clear hand is heavily mitigated by editorial additions and deletions, likely 19th-century. paper: Several small sheets of paper are folded into a booklet appears to have been bound with twine or thread at one time; however, this binding is missing and.

W. Deloss love's biography of Samson Occom is a work of in time. Long out of print, this classic account reveals one of the most unusual actors to step on stage in the eighteenth-century American colonies. Mohegan yet Christian, a native speaker of Mohegan and fluent in English-and literate in Greek, Latin, and French-Occom strode across the cultures of his time and place.

This volume brings together for the first time the known writings of the pioneering Native American religious and political leader, intellectual, and author, Samson Occom (Mohegan; ). The largest surviving archive of American Indian writing before Charles Eastman (Santee Sioux; ), Occom's writings offer unparalleled views into a Native American intellectual and cultural 2/5(1).

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Samson Occom and the Christian Indians of New England book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This biography tells of a man in the /5. The Dartmouth College Library’s Occom Circle Project produced a scholarly digital edition of the papers of Samson Occom (–), a Mohegan Indian and the most widely published Native American writer of the 18th century.

This chapter describes the development of the Dartmouth College Library’s project management process. The Library at the time of this writing did not have a separate Author: Laura R.

Braunstein, Peter Carini, Hazel-Dawn Dumpert. Occom has carefully inscribed the front “Samson Occom, His Book Novr ye 25 AD ,” and again wrote his name below that in Hebrew. Throughout the text, he inscribed his name and his identity as a Mohegan Indian writing in English, Latin, Greek, Hebrew and Mohegan.Samson Occom ().

Native american schoolmaster and preacher. Sources. Two Worlds. Samson Occom, a Mohegan Indian born and raised near New London, Connecticut, was something of a novelty.A Native American who could write and speak English with grace and style, Occom has been called the father of Native American was also a preacher and schoolteacher who devoted .A short history of Samson Occom's Life.

A member of the Mohegan tribe of east-central Connecticut, and believed to be a direct descendant of its great chief Uncas, Samson Occom was converted to Christianity at age 18 during the Great Awakening, and at 20 went to study for four years at the Lebanon, Connecticut, home of Congregational minister Eleazar Wheelock.