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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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Proceedings of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, Volume 13

Worcester Historical Society, Worcester, Mass - Worcester (Mass.) - 1894
...to a friend in London in reference to a revised edition of this book — " I desire to see it done before I die and I am so deep in years that I cannot...that is able to compose the sheets and correct the form with understanding." James was sometimes teacher, both at Nassanawisit and Chaubunagungamaug,...
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Early Prayer Books of America: Being a Descriptive Account of Prayer Books ...

John Wright - Prayer-books - 1896 - 492 pages
...progress necdeth :m apology, we have last year been much hindered by sickness, — I desire to sec it dour before I die, and I am so deep in years that I cannot expert to live long — besides we have but one man the Indian printer who is able to compose the sheet...
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Genealogy of the Descendants of John Eliot, "apostle to the Indians," 1598-1905

William Horace Eliot (jr.) - Genealogy - 1905 - 341 pages
...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...sheets, and correct the press with understanding". May 29. "We (the Commissioners of the United Colonies) have also found it needful to allow Reverend...
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Indian names of places in Worcester County, Massachusetts: with ...

Names, Geographical - 1905 - 59 pages
...wrote to a friend in London in regard to a revised edition of the Indian Bible, " we have but one man, the Indian printer, that is able to compose the sheets and correct the press with understanding. ' ' This man was James the Printer, from Hassanamissit (Graf ton). I have also attempted to suggest...
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The early Massachusetts press, 1638-1711, Volume 2

George Emery Littlefield, Club of Odd Volumes - American literature - 1907
...1683, in writing to the Hon. Robert Boyle at London, Rev. John Eliot says : " I desire to see it done before I die, and I am so deep in years, that I cannot...sheets, and correct the press with understanding." He is supposed to have been employed by the Greens in printing all their Indian publications, [ 77...
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Topography of Indian tribes. The early settler and the Indian. The Pequod ...

Herbert Milton Sylvester - Indians of North America - 1910
...the spoiling of the Pequods, Uncas claimed the leaderdeep in years, that I cannot expect to live very long; besides, we have but one man, viz. the Indian...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 have...
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New England and New France: Contrasts and Parallels in Colonial History

James Douglas - Canada - 1913 - 560 pages
...Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Heathen: "We have but one man, viz., the Indian Printer, who is able to compose the sheets and correct the Press with understanding." He was an educated Indian, who had been an apprentice of Green, when printing the first edition of...
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The Christian Review, Volume 2

Baptists - 1837
...leave the Bible among them ; for it is tbe word of life." And in another, " I desire to see it done before I die ; and I am so deep in years, that I cannot expect to live long ; and sundry say, if 1 do not procure it printed while I live, it is not within the prospect of human...
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Drakes Book of Indians

Samuel Gardner Drake - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 448 pages
...•James-the-printer. In 1683, 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 have...
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The Book of the Indians of North America

Samuel Gardner Drake - History - 2001 - 468 pages
...lie-printer. In 1683, 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 have...
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