The Religious Intelligencer Volume 6

The Religious Intelligencer Volume 6

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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. 1821 edition. Excerpt: ...soon.to baptize. We have observed with pleasure the improvement in the onward condition of the people, and their progress in civilization. Several of them have fiuished very neat postered dwelling-houses, with doors and windows, nnd-are boarding their bedrooms many others, on the same plan, are now tatilding. They have also erected a very strong a nd capacious place of worhip, M0 feet by 00. It is plastered within and without, and the natives arc sawing boards for the floor. Considerable progress has also been made in cultivation; many acres around us are enclosed, and stocked with food of various kinds. Useful tools, pit-saws, &.c. together with paper and writing utensils, are in great request amo.ig them. The females especially are much improved 'in their habits and appearance. When they procure a few yaids of foreign cloth, it is not, as formerly, carelessly bound round their loins, but made up into a gown; which gives them ii much more decent appearance. Our eisters have, by every means in their powr, contributed to their improvement; and continually, at their respective houses, instruct in nedle-work as many as they can get to attend, several of whom have made very considerable proficiency. The Brethren conclude their Report a fallows: We cannot conclude our Report, without testifying our gratitude to the Divine Author of all Good, for the mercies we have received since the commencement of the mission here and we.earnestly entreat an interest in the jrayers of ail who long for the extension of the Redeemer's Kingdom among men, that our feeble hands may be strengthened by die mighty, God of Jacob, and we enabled, with a single eye to his glory, and a love for immortal souls, perscveringly to hold on, till he shall call us from the fields...show more

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  • Paperback | 610 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,075g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236532384
  • 9781236532381