David Zeisberger: A Life among the Indians

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APPENDIX G
Johann Schmick's Letter to Matthew Hehl, Gnadenhutten, May 24, 1777

My dearest Brother Matthaeus.

Your last letter, of March 14 of this year, I did receive May 8. It was forewarded from Lichtenau, where it had lain, until there was an opportunity to send it and the list for the Daily Texts for May and June to us. It made us very happy that you, dear Brethren, have so much sympathy with our more or less difficult and often life-threatening circumstances, and that you remember us before the Saviour. This remembrance and the prayers of the congregation and [all] the Brethren has surely helped us a lot. We thank the Saviour from the bottom of our hearts for it and we pray that he may bless them for the future.

I hope that you received my last letter, of Febr. 28, of this year; it was addressed to you and dear Br. Nathanael [Seidel] and contained also the diary for 2 months Nov. and Dec. and the memorabilia of the last year. The good advice and proposal to exchange positions with the Jungmanns last autumn was not followed, since there was no asking the "lot," and at the present it is totally out of the question, because Schoenbrunn was left by all the Brn., and that on request of the Chiefs at Goschachkueng with the consent of the brn. Zeisberger and Jungmann, without thinking and deliberation before the Saviour [i.e., asking the lot in this matter The Jungmanns fled immediately at night on account of the rumors which were

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The letter also appears in Olmstead, Blackcoats among the Delaware, 23-24.

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