1851-1861 NATIVE AMERICAN MISSIONS. Three Lengthy Accounts of Society for Promoting Gospel among Indians of North America.
1851-1861 NATIVE AMERICAN MISSIONS. Three Lengthy Accounts of Society for Promoting Gospel among Indians of North America.
1851-1861 NATIVE AMERICAN MISSIONS. Three Lengthy Accounts of Society for Promoting Gospel among Indians of North America.
1851-1861 NATIVE AMERICAN MISSIONS. Three Lengthy Accounts of Society for Promoting Gospel among Indians of North America.

1851-1861 NATIVE AMERICAN MISSIONS. Three Lengthy Accounts of Society for Promoting Gospel among Indians of North America.

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Nice little assemblage of three lengthy reports, including histories, philosophies of mission, accounts of specific tribes, Indian Boarding Schools, missionaries. Superb primary resource information, including a fascinating assessment of the reasons for failing to effectively lead the Native Americans to Christ. 

Annual Report of the Select Committee of the Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Indians and Others of North America. Presented November 6, 1851. Boston. John Wilson & Son. 1851. 39pp.

Includes content related to: education of Indian youth; Blackbird educated at Twinsburgh Seminary who is now an Agent on behalf of his tribe to the Legislature of Michigan; letter from the Head-Master of Twinsburgh Seminary; Letter from C. T. Hinman of the Wesleyan Seminary at Albion Recording all 13 Indian Pupils and one of their gradutes now teaching at Nibbising and at the Nottawa Mission; Letter from Indian Seminary Graduate, Sahgahnahquadoqua; The Indians of Martha's Vineyard; Indians of Herring Pond; Gay-Head Indians; Indians of the Isle of Shoals; Indians on Island of Matinicus; Oneida Indians; etc. 

Report of the Select Committee of the Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Indians and Others of North America. Presented May 31, 1855. Boston. John Wilson & Son. 1855. 135pp.

Includes content related to: the Annual sermon before the committee; discussion of why missionary work among the Indians is not more widespread; causes of missionary failure among the Indians [this section is tough to read . . . the answer, in short, is that we left them too much like Indians]; Educaton of Indian Youth at Albion and Twinsburgh; Onondaga Indians, St. Regis Indians, Missions at Galena, Geneva, Alton, and Oneida, Also to the Indians at Perry, Deer Isle, Matinicus; the Isle of Shoals, etc. Description of the Principles that have Guided the Mission; etc.

Report of the Select Committee of the Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Indians and Others of North America. Presented May 30, 1861. Boston. John Wilson & Son. 1861. 67pp.

Includes content related to: Indian missions at Lawrence University, Albion Seminary, Twinsburg, Onondaga Indians, Oneida Indians, St. Regis Indians, Gay-Head Indians, at Perry Maine, Carver's Harbor Maine, Matinicus Maine, Isle of Haut, Bar Harbor, Isle of Shoals, etc.

All very nicely preserved in mid-century Gaylord pamphlet binders. Half-titles mounted to front board. Full titles and all text present, crisp and clean. Usual markings limited to binders.