Book Details


History of the mission of the United Brethren among the Indians in North America
Published: London: Printed for the Brethren’s Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel, 1794
Description: 1st English edition, with large, engraved, fold-out map of areas described in the work. Originally published in Germany, 1789. Part 1 provides a wealth of information on the various tribes visited in New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio among the Native American tribes there, primarily the Delawares, Nautikokes, and Shawanese. The second part details the missionary work of the United Brethren from 1735-87 among the North American Indians. The book draws on the accounts of missionaries Gottlieb Spangenburg and David Zeisberger, and includes details of the massacres at Gnadenhutten and Salem.
Condition/Repair: Repair to fold-out map tear, possibly rebind.
Donation Needed: $200.00