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Title Indian sermon [manuscript]
Author Cotton, Josiah (1680-1756)
Document Type Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Sermon in English and Massachuset by Josiah Cotton, preached to the Indians at Plymouth on Feb. 12, 1709/10 [i.e. 1710]. The sermon exhorts the Indians to renounce their sinful ways, especially their drunkenness and idleness, and to seek salvation by leading a Christian life. An additional text in English only discusses the evils of other sins of the Indians: lying, stealing, neglect of prayer, and fornication.
Places Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Keywords address, sermon, religion, church, alcohol, liquor, education, missionary, Christianity, theft, morality, law and order, language, translation
Theme Missionaries and Education; Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast
Language Massachuset
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 1592
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue