The Resource A sermon at the execution of Moses Paul, an Indian; : who had been guilty of murder, preached at New Haven in America., By Samson Occom, a native Indian and missionary to the Indians, who was in England in 1776 and 1777, collecting for the Indian charity schools. To which is added a short account of the late spread of the gospel among the Indians. Also Observations on the language of the Muhhekaneew Indians, communicated to the Connecticut Society of Arts and Sciences, by Jonathan Edwards, D.D

A sermon at the execution of Moses Paul, an Indian; : who had been guilty of murder, preached at New Haven in America., By Samson Occom, a native Indian and missionary to the Indians, who was in England in 1776 and 1777, collecting for the Indian charity schools. To which is added a short account of the late spread of the gospel among the Indians. Also Observations on the language of the Muhhekaneew Indians, communicated to the Connecticut Society of Arts and Sciences, by Jonathan Edwards, D.D

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A sermon at the execution of Moses Paul, an Indian; : who had been guilty of murder, preached at New Haven in America.
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A sermon at the execution of Moses Paul, an Indian;
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who had been guilty of murder, preached at New Haven in America.
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By Samson Occom, a native Indian and missionary to the Indians, who was in England in 1776 and 1777, collecting for the Indian charity schools. To which is added a short account of the late spread of the gospel among the Indians. Also Observations on the language of the Muhhekaneew Indians, communicated to the Connecticut Society of Arts and Sciences, by Jonathan Edwards, D.D
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  • engmul
  • eng
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E8W
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  • 56636
  • 125
  • N22725
Citation source
  • Sabin
  • Pilling, J.C. Algonquian languages
  • ESTC
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1723-1792
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Occom, Samson
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • 1751-1836
  • 1745-1801
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  • Rippon, John
  • Edwards, Jonathan
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  • Cook, Moses
  • Paul, Moses
  • Executions and executioners
  • Indians of North America
  • Murder
  • Execution sermons
  • Mohegan language
  • Mohegan language
  • Mohegan language
  • Shawnee language
  • Ojibwa language
  • Mohawk language
  • Mohawk language
  • Sermons
  • Catalogs, Booksellers'
  • Indian linguistics
  • Indian linguistics
  • Indian linguistics
  • Indian linguistics
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A sermon at the execution of Moses Paul, an Indian; : who had been guilty of murder, preached at New Haven in America., By Samson Occom, a native Indian and missionary to the Indians, who was in England in 1776 and 1777, collecting for the Indian charity schools. To which is added a short account of the late spread of the gospel among the Indians. Also Observations on the language of the Muhhekaneew Indians, communicated to the Connecticut Society of Arts and Sciences, by Jonathan Edwards, D.D
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  • First printed in New London [Conn.], 1772 under title: A sermon preached at the execution of Moses Paul, an Indian, who was executed at New-Haven, Sept. 2, 1772, for the murder of Mr. Moses Cook, late of Waterbury, on the 7th of December, 1771. Preached at the desire of said Paul
  • Dates of "1776 and 1777" on title page should read "1766 and 1767" and are printed correctly in the London, 1789 edition
  • Occom was the first Indian pupil of the celebrated Eleazar Wheelock, at his school in Lebanon [Conn.], 1742, where he remained four years. He established a school among the Montauk Indians in Long Island, 1755, where he continued for ten years. Cf. Sabin
  • "Advertisement", p. [ii], 1st count, signed: I. Rippon
  • "Observations on the language of the Muhhekaneew [i.e. Mohegan] Indians; in which the extent of that language in North-America is shewn; its genius is grammatically traced; some of its peculiarities, and some instances of analogy between that and the Hebrew are pointed out. Communicated to the Connecticut Society of Arts and Sciences, and published at the request of the Society" / by Jonathan Edwards, p. iv, [1], 6-15, 4th-6th counts, has separate title page and pagination and is unsigned, with imprint: New-Haven, printed by Josiah Meigs, 1778 [i.e. 1788]; London reprinted by W. Justins, 1788
  • "Observations on the language of the Muhhekaneew [i.e. Mohegan] Indians" contains a comparative list of vocabulary in English, Mohegan, and Shawnee on p. 6, 6th count; a comparative list of vocabulary of English, Mohegan and Chippewau [i.e. Ojibwa] languages on p. 7, 6th count; a comparative list of vocabulary in Mohegan and Mohawk languages on p. 8, 6th count followed by the Lord's Prayer in the Mohegan language on p. 8-9, 6th count, and the Lord's prayer in the Mohawk language on p. 9, 6th count; also contains a discussion of the grammar of the Mohegan language on p. 9-15, 6th count
  • "Conversation between the Rev. Mr. M------, and Pagey, an Indian": p. [1], 7th count
  • Signatures: A B 2[A]
  • Bookseller's advertisement: p. [1], 7th count
Extent
1 online resource (iv, [1], 6-24, iv, [1], 6-15, [1] pages)
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 1 imperfect: wanting "Observations on the language of the Muhhekaneew Indians", p. iv, [1], 6-15, 4th-6th counts.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 2 disbound.
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A sermon at the execution of Moses Paul, an Indian; : who had been guilty of murder, preached at New Haven in America., By Samson Occom, a native Indian and missionary to the Indians, who was in England in 1776 and 1777, collecting for the Indian charity schools. To which is added a short account of the late spread of the gospel among the Indians. Also Observations on the language of the Muhhekaneew Indians, communicated to the Connecticut Society of Arts and Sciences, by Jonathan Edwards, D.D
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  • First printed in New London [Conn.], 1772 under title: A sermon preached at the execution of Moses Paul, an Indian, who was executed at New-Haven, Sept. 2, 1772, for the murder of Mr. Moses Cook, late of Waterbury, on the 7th of December, 1771. Preached at the desire of said Paul
  • Dates of "1776 and 1777" on title page should read "1766 and 1767" and are printed correctly in the London, 1789 edition
  • Occom was the first Indian pupil of the celebrated Eleazar Wheelock, at his school in Lebanon [Conn.], 1742, where he remained four years. He established a school among the Montauk Indians in Long Island, 1755, where he continued for ten years. Cf. Sabin
  • "Advertisement", p. [ii], 1st count, signed: I. Rippon
  • "Observations on the language of the Muhhekaneew [i.e. Mohegan] Indians; in which the extent of that language in North-America is shewn; its genius is grammatically traced; some of its peculiarities, and some instances of analogy between that and the Hebrew are pointed out. Communicated to the Connecticut Society of Arts and Sciences, and published at the request of the Society" / by Jonathan Edwards, p. iv, [1], 6-15, 4th-6th counts, has separate title page and pagination and is unsigned, with imprint: New-Haven, printed by Josiah Meigs, 1778 [i.e. 1788]; London reprinted by W. Justins, 1788
  • "Observations on the language of the Muhhekaneew [i.e. Mohegan] Indians" contains a comparative list of vocabulary in English, Mohegan, and Shawnee on p. 6, 6th count; a comparative list of vocabulary of English, Mohegan and Chippewau [i.e. Ojibwa] languages on p. 7, 6th count; a comparative list of vocabulary in Mohegan and Mohawk languages on p. 8, 6th count followed by the Lord's Prayer in the Mohegan language on p. 8-9, 6th count, and the Lord's prayer in the Mohawk language on p. 9, 6th count; also contains a discussion of the grammar of the Mohegan language on p. 9-15, 6th count
  • "Conversation between the Rev. Mr. M------, and Pagey, an Indian": p. [1], 7th count
  • Signatures: A B 2[A]
  • Bookseller's advertisement: p. [1], 7th count
Extent
1 online resource (iv, [1], 6-24, iv, [1], 6-15, [1] pages)
Form of item
online
Note
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 1 imperfect: wanting "Observations on the language of the Muhhekaneew Indians", p. iv, [1], 6-15, 4th-6th counts.
  • John Carter Brown Library copy 2 disbound.
Specific material designation
remote

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