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Title [Letter] [manuscript]: Sau[l]t Ste. Marie, Mich., to Mr. [James B.] Kirker, New York [N.Y.], 1859 Oct. 31
Author Baraga, Frederic (1797-1868)
Date
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Letter, dated Oct. 31, 1859 in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, to Mr. Kirker of New York City, from Frederic Baraga, bishop of the Marquette region of Michigan. Baraga writes to Kirker--probably New York City publisher, James B. Kirker--to correct an item in a forthcoming publication. Baraga wishes to add a note to the "Corrections and alterations" section, stating that Joseph Haller was not ordained this year, and, in addition, would like to remove Haller’s name from "List of priests." The letter is signed "Bishop Baraga."
Names Haller, Joseph
Places Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, New York, United States
Keywords literature, religion, Christianity, history, church, translator
Theme Missionaries and Education
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information Called the "Indian Apostle of the Northwest", Baraga served the Chippewas and the Ottawas in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Wisconsin from 1831-1868. He studied the Chippewa language, translating religious books, and writing Theoretical and practical grammar of the Otchipwe language (1850), and Dictionary of the Otchipwe language (1853).
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 3234
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue