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Abb6 Sasseville's Act of Faith blank pages Blessed Virgin Canada Canadien canticle caption Catechism Clerge commences composed contain the prayers dextro side dialect discovery double letter English measure following title four lines Foye French title G. M. FAIRCHILD guage half inches half pages honor Hudson Bay hymn Illinois and Miamis Illinois language Illinois Mission Illinois Prayer Indians initial letter instruction JESUIT MANUSCRIPTS JOHN GILMARY SHEA John Neilson Joliet Kingston last Missions Latin letter occupies Library missionary MONTAGNAIS DICTIONARY Name of Jesus neophytes Nine pages occupies twenty-five page is blank pages are covered pages contain Pere Alloiiez Pere Jacques Marquette Pere Marquette Pere Silvy Philologists precious manuscript Pretre Ptre quarter pages Quebec read the following Sacred Name SASSEVILLE seems seventeenth century sheets sionary six lines sold at auction strophes Surgeon-Major Tadousac third title in French tribe two-thirds pages valuable manuscripts verso words writing written York City
Page 12 - Mission requires that the bags should be about four and a half inches long by three and a half inches wide, trimmed at the open end with a narrow piece of lace about an inch wide.
Page 11 - This manuscript is of particular interest to philologists, who are given to the study of the primitive languages spoken by the Indians of North America.
Page 5 - The paper is yet strong, although much faded by years, which gives it the appearance of parchment. The writing is that of the seventeenth century.
Page 7 - Missionary" (French), and another for the end of the Mass. PP. 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 and 32. These pages contain the Litanies, in Illinois, of the Sacred Name of Jesus, with two other prayers which close the morning exercises.