Philadelphia, M'Carty & Davis: 1820
8vo (9¼” x 6"). pp. xii,  - 429, . Large Paper issue.
Original blue paper covered boards rebacked in white canvas cloth with the original paper spine label attached. Errata. Includes engraved frontis. with tissue guard.
Written three years before Heckewelder's death, this account is of his 40 years of work as a missionary among the Delaware and Mohegan tribes of the United States. It is a continuous narrative, without chapter division that was written from memory.
This is a "simple story of work among the Indians and a plain statement of the cruelty of the white ... View More...