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Page 173 - No honest man henceforth will have the daring to assert that these missions were a failure, if he reads this noble record of seventy-six years (1769-1846). They tell of the baptism of ninety-three thousand immoral, superstitious and brutish Indians, who were made devout Christians, and taught to be competent workmen of every description — carpenters, masons, blacksmiths, shoemakers, spinners, shepherds, cowboys, and fruit-growers.
Page 177 - Journal, New York. The intention of the author, as indicated in the preface to vol. i, was "to furnish full and accurate information in plain language and as concisely as clearness would permit;" It can not be denied that the writer succeeded wonderfully in his purpose. Before compiling the history, he examined all the manuscripts available, and he personally visited archives hitherto inaccessible to historians, and thus he was enabled to make of the work a truly critical history.