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" I desire to see it done before I die, and I am so deep in years, that I cannot expect to live long; besides, we have but one man, viz. the Indian Printer, that is able to compose the sheets, and correct the press with understanding. "
History of Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts: From Its Early ... - Page 24
by Frederick Clifton Pierce - 1879 - 623 pages
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Early Bibles of America

John Wright - Bible - 1663 - 171 pages
...seems to have been well fitted for his task, for Eliot in 1682 writes of him: " We have but one man, the Indian printer, that is able to compose the sheets and correct the press with understanding." Mr. Eliot also records his indebtedness to Rev. John Cotton of Plymouth, " who helped me much in the...
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The history of printing in America, with a biography of printers ..., Volume 1

Isaiah Thomas - 1810
...at London, dated March, 1682-3, observes respecting this second edition, " I desire to see it done before I die, and I am so deep in years, that I cannot...correct the Press with understanding." In another letter, dated " Roxbury, April 22, 1684," to the hon. mr. Boyle, from the reverend mr, Eliot, he mentions,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Character of Rev. John Eliot: Apostle of the N.A ...

Martin Moore - 1822 - 174 pages
...therefore they are importuna tely desirous of 'the whole. 1 desire to see it done before 1 die, an cl I am so deep in years, that I cannot expect to live...sheets, and correct the press with understanding. For such reasons, so soon as I received the sum of near forty pounds, for the Bible work, presently...
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The Boston News-letter: And City Record, Volume 2

Abel Bowen, Jerome Van Crowninshield Smith - Boston (Mass.) - 1826
...168',! 3, observes, respecting the second edition of the Indian Bible, says "I desire to see it done before I die, and I am so deep in years, that I cannot expect to live long; besides we have but one man the Indian Printer, that is able to compose the sheets, and correct the press Vith understanding."...
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The life of John Eliot, the apostle of the Indians: including notices of the ...

John Wilson (of Bombay.) - Indians of North America - 1828
...about is the printing of the Old Testament, that they may have the whole Bible. I desire to see it done before I die, and I am so deep in years that I cannot...besides, we have but one man, viz. the Indian printer, who is able to compose the sheets, and correct the press, with understanding. For such reasons, so...
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Life of John Eliot, the Apostle of the Indians

John Wilson - Indians of North America - 1828 - 300 pages
...Old Testament, that they may have the whole Bible. I desire to see it done before I die, and I am BO deep in years that I cannot expect to live long ;...besides, we have but one man, viz. the Indian printer, who is able to compose the sheets, and correct the press, with understanding. For such reasons, so...
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Christianity Designed and Adapted to be a Universal Religion: A Discourse ...

Alexander Young, James Thompson, Luther Hamilton, Josiah Biglow, Charles Briggs - Hymns - 1830 - 73 pages
...about is the printing of the Old Testament, that they may have the whole Bible. I desire to see it done before I die, and I am so deep in years, that I cannot expect to live long. I have added some part of my salary to keep up the work.óMy age makes me importunate. I shall depart...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volume 5

Unitarianism - 1831
...about, is the printing of the Old Testament, that they may have the whole Bible. I desire to see it done before I die, and I am so deep in years, that I cannot expect to live long. I have added some part of my salary to keep up the work. My age makes me importunate. I shall depart...
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Biography and history of the Indians of North America: comprising ..., Volume 3

Samuel Gardner Drake - Indians of North America - 1834 - 541 pages
...James-lhe-printer. In ]683, in writing to the Hon. Robert Boyle at London, Mr. Eliot says, " I desire to see it done before I die, and I am so deep in years, that I cannot...correct the press with understanding." In another, from the same to the same, dated a year after, he says, " Our slow progress needeth an apology. We...
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Biography and History of the Indians of North America: Comprising a General ...

Samuel Gardner Drake - Indians of North America - 1834 - 541 pages
...In J683, in writing to the Hon. Robert Boyle at London, Mr. i '.Hoi says, "I desire to see it done before I die, and I am so deep in years, that I cannot expect to live long; besides, we have but one a,-;, i, viz. the Indian Printer, that is able to compose the sheets, and correct the press with understanding."...
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