The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England : Together with a Collection of Occasional Prayers, and Divers Sentences of Holy Scripture, Necessa
Excerpt from The Book Of Common Prayer, And Administration Of The Sacraments, And Other Rites And Ceremonies Of The Church, According To The Use Of The Church Of England: Together With a Collection Of Occasional Prayers, And Divers Sentences Of Holy Scripture, Necessary For Knowledge And Practice Church of England into the Mohawk language, \which is gene rally underfiood b all thofe nations, would promote the in firuetion of the Indians, and facilitate their converfion. Pro per endeavours were therefore ufed to obtain fuch a tranilation; which was firft printed at New York, about the year. 171 under the direction of the Reverend Mr. Andrews, the Society s Nliﬂionary to the Mohawks. This edition comprized the Mom ing and Evening Service, thellitany and Catechifm; to which were added fele& pafl'ages from the Old and New Tefiaments, 'and (ome Famil prayers which probably was all that could then be procure The Communion Office, that of Baptifm, Matrimony, and Burial of the Dead, with more paﬂ'ages of Scripture, Occa fional Prayers, and fome finging Pfalms, were tranﬂated by the Reverend dr.'henry Barclay, who had ferved in the Indian Mifiion with great fidelity and fucccfs for many years; and thefe were infertedin the next edition'of the Indian Prayer Book, which was p1intcd all'o at New York, in 1769, under the in fpe tion of the Reverend Dr. John Ogilvie, who fucceeded Dr. Barclay in that Mifiion. Both thefe clergymen were eminent for the1r piety and exemplary chara ter, and their meniory, will long be revered by the Indians. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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