Collections of Cayuga County Historical Society Volume 3
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...to worship God. It is Rene, his associate, who is both the architect and builder. It will in no respect resemble the cabins of the savages, except in its covering of bark. In all other particulars it will resemble a house such as they build in France. Behind the altar he has contrived to make a small room. Every one in the whole town speaks of the skill of Rene. He dispenses various medicines which he prepares, himself, on the spot; he dresses all kinds of wouuds and heals them; he treats all the sick. Many Cayugas said to me, that but for him they would have died. One cannot believe to what extent he is loved bv these savages. Would that it might please God that each of our missions had a man like him! There is no hint in the whole narrative of dissatisfaction with Fremins man. or of any reluctance on his part to serve them. In fact, the impression from the whole t-, that they came prepared, entirely independent of tho missionary, but when La Salle and Dollicr de Casson's interpreter, both admitted their inability, they were thankful to obtain the services of Fremin's man. Parkman, in his Ln SalU, &c, (1880) p. 14, compared with his Disciirtry of the Great West (1869; p. 13, completely rejects the charge of La Salle against the Jesuits. The 20th of August, Father de Carheil' and mvself, ar i Father Stephen De Carheil was born at Vienne, November 20, 1633. He entered the Society of Jesus, August 30, 1652, and arrived in Canada, August 6, 1666. He was sent to the Cayuga Mission in 1663, where he remained until 1681, at the breaking up of the Iroqnois Mission, when he was driven from the canton by Orehaone and Saranoa, the two principal chiefs of the tribe. He then became connected with the Ottawa Mission, where he labored until early in...
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