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Object ID 1987.005.001
Object Name Manuscript
Scope & Content I. Cherokee and Choctaw Mission: ( 2 copies)
Letters and Conversations on the Cherokee Mission by the author of Conversations on the Bombay Mission. Christopher C. Dean. 1830.
Copy 1: Vol. I
Copy 2: Vol.I and II

II. Conversations of the Choctaw Mission by the author of Conversations on the Bombay Mission. 1830. (1 copy)

"The Author of these volumes has collected and arranged a variety of facts, relating to the first mission established by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions among the Indian tribes on our southwestern frontier, in the hope that the attention of children may be arrested,-- their sympathies enlisted, and their hearts engaged for the benefit of those little wanderers of the wilderness, who will grope their way to the grave in heathenish ignorance and superstition, unless missionaries and teachers are sent out and supported, to train them up, in families and schools, for comfort and usefulness on earth, and everlasting happiness in heaven. It is believed by many, that professing Christians are generally more ignorant of the commencement, progress, and results of missionary operations among the Indians in the bosom of our own happy and enlightened country, than they are Of what has been done, and is now deing in foreign lands ....".
Catalog type Archive
Collection Cherokee and Choctaw Missions
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact