A History of American Baptist Missions in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America

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MISSIONS AMONG THE INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA.

CHAPTER XXIII.

GENERAL View of these Missions. -- Earliest Missionaries to the Indians. -- Appointment of Rev. Isaac McCoy. -- Station at Carey for the Putawatomies: at Thomas for the Ottawas. -- Changes in these Tribes. -- Care of the Government of the United States for the Indian Race. -- Mission among the Ojibwas: its Progress and Results. -- Mission among the Indians of New York. -- Commencement of the Mission among the Cherokees. -- Appointment of Messrs. Posey and Jones. -- Stations at Valley Towns and at Tinsawattee. -- Civilization of the Cherokees: Emigration of a part of them beyond the Mississippi. -- Mission among the Creeks: their Emigration. -- Continuance and Close of the Creek Mission.

THE missions of the Convention among the Indians of North America have been widely scattered over the extended territories that were but lately held in undisputed possession by these sons of the forest. To describe them in full and to narrate the progress of each of their several stations, with the results which they have accomplished, would require a volume by itself. In the few remaining pages of this general narrative it is possible to present only a brief sketch of their origin and their most important changes, without entering upon the details of their history or attempting to discuss the questions connected with their progress and destiny. For this purpose they may be grouped in two distinct classes, -- the first embracing the missions which have been planted among the tribes scattered along the northern and western frontiers of the United States, from New York to Wisconsin; and the second embracing those which were established in the south among the Indians of North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. In the changes which have taken

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • CERTIFICATE. iii
  • PREFACE. v
  • Contents vii
  • MISSIONS IN BURMAH. 1
  • Chapter II 8
  • Chapter III 17
  • Chapter IV 24
  • Chapter V 35
  • Chapter VI 45
  • Chapter VII 56
  • Chapter VIII 66
  • Chapter IX 79
  • Chapter X 91
  • Chapter XI 104
  • Chapter XII 114
  • Chapter XIII 133
  • Chapter XIV 150
  • Chapter XV 173
  • MISSIONS IN SIAM AND CHINA. 187
  • MISSION IN ASSAM. 210
  • MISSION AMONG THE TELOOGOOS. 228
  • MISSION IN WESTERN AFRICA. 243
  • MISSION IN FRANCE 265
  • MISSION IN GERMANY AND DENMARK. - CHAPTER XXI. 278
  • MISSION IN GREECE. 299
  • MISSIONS AMONG THE INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA. 313
  • Chapter XXIV 330
  • APPENDIX. 349
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