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A Narrative of the Missions of the United Brethren among the Delaware and Mohegan Indians from Its Commencement in the Year 1740 to the Close of the Year 1808

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A Narrative of the Missions of the United Brethren among the Delaware and Mohegan Indians from Its Commencement in the Year 1740 to the Close of the Year 1808

by Heckewelder, John Gottlieb Ernestus. Edited by William Elsey Connelly

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Cleveland, OH: The Burrows Brothers Company, 1907. 616pp/frontis/illus/maps. #30 of 150 copies.In near fine clean slipcase. Beautifully printed on extra large laid paper bound in a richly tooled half leather binder. An exceedingly rare volume. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, maps. During the American Revolutionary War, a contingent of Delaware Christian Indians, led by John Heckwelder, an assistant to Moravian missionary David Zeisberger, founded the last of five missions to occupy the Tuscarawas Valley between May 3, 1772 and September 8, 1781. Heckewelder spent forty years as a missionary among the Indians in the Ohio Valley. He was praised for his understanding of the Indian language and customs, but is also known for his account of the massacre of the Christian Indians at Gnadenhutten by troops lead by Col. David Williamson in 1782. Light nicks on spine. Clean no marks. Beautiful copy.. 1st Printing. Half-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket - Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Limited Numbered Copy.

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Bookseller
DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
012194
Title
A Narrative of the Missions of the United Brethren among the Delaware and Mohegan Indians from Its Commencement in the Year 1740 to the Close of the Year 1808
Author
Heckewelder, John Gottlieb Ernestus. Edited by William Elsey Connelly
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket - Issued
Edition
1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Burrows Brothers Company
Place of Publication
Cleveland, OH
Date published
1907
Keywords
Americana, Indians, Missionaries
Bookseller catalogs
Americana; Biography/Autobiography; Religion; Indian/Indian Wars;
Size
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

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