Periodical Paper of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America Edited By the Secretary New Series Vol. I. No. 7
(Americana - 19th Century - Missionary Society - Episcopal Church - Native American History)

United States of America: Episcopal Church, 1832. F 20 pages; with a full-page cover woodcut illustration, "Visit of a Missionary to some North-West American Indians"; text in double columns, the 'cover story' titled Some Account of the North American Indians reporting since " little has been attempted for the benefit of the numerous tribes of Indians inhabiting the vast continent of America..." giving information on various tribes and locales and with further information on Episcopal missions to the Indian tribes in Canada and among the Esquimaux. The Foreign Department section of the paper with Greek Mission news, including that of the cholera which plagued the area and mission work; details on the establishment and condition of the girls' & boys' schools in Athens and their teachings. The Miscellaneous section relates the Wants of the Church at Tallahassee, Florida and fundraising efforts, lists of contributors. Printed by William Stavely. Approx. 5 1/2" x 9" size, side-sewn. Light wear, bottom corner with some old dog-earing; in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 26208)


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