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Title A letter from the Revd Mr. Sergeant of Stockbridge, to Dr. Colman of Boston…
Author Sergeant, John (1710-1749)
Document Type Printed Book
Places Stockbridge, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Keywords British Colonialism, British America, education, school, missionary
Theme Missionaries and Education; American Indians and the European Powers
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast
Publisher Printed by Rogers and Fowle, for D Henchman, 1743
Place of Publication Boston
Additional Information FULL TITLE: A letter from the Revd Mr. Sergeant of Stockbridge, to Dr. Colman of Boston; containing Mr. Sergeant’s proposal of a more effectual method for the education of Indian children; to raise ’em if possible into a civil and industrious people; by introducing the English language among them; and thereby instilling into their minds and hearts, with a more lasting impression, the principles of virtue and piety. Made publick by Dr. Colman at the desire of Mr. Sergeant, with some general account of what the Rev. Mr. Isaac Hollis of ----- has already done for the sons of this Indian tribe of Houssatannoc, now erected into a township by the General Court, and called Stockbridge.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference Ayer 386 .S4 1743
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue