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Confession of Samuel Ashpo, February 12, 1742

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Confession of Samuel Ashpo, February 12, 1742

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Samuel Ashpo (Mohegan) confesses to forsaking the rules of Christian marriage by taking another wife after discovering that his first wife has been unfaithful. In the confession, he specifically apologizes for being "married in the old Indian mode."

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1742-02-12

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Ashpo, Samuel. Confession of Sam. Ashpo of the Mohegans, February 12, 1742. 2:742162.1, Eleazar Wheelock papers, MS-1310, Rauner Special Collections Library, Hanover, NH.

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