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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. "
Memoirs of the Life and Character of Rev. John Eliot: Apostle of the N.A ... - Page 128
by Martin Moore - 1822 - 174 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 - American newspapers - 1810
...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 expect to live...Sheets, and correct the Press with understanding." In another letter, dated " Roxbury, April 22, 1684," to the hon. mr. Boyle, from the reverend mr, Eliot,...
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The Boston News-letter: And City Record, Volume 2

Boston (Mass.) - 1826
...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.) - 1828
...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...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
...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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The Christian Pioneer, Volume 5

Unitarianism - 1831
...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
...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 expect to live...sheets, and correct the press with understanding." In another, from the same to the same, dated a year after, he says, " Our slow progress needeth an...
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Biography and History of the Indians of North America: Comprising a General ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1834 - 541 pages
...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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Biography and History of the Indians of North America: Comprising a General ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1837
...Eliot says, " I desire to see it done before I die, and I am so deep in years, that I cannot expect tp. live long ; besides, .we have but one man, viz. the...sheets, and correct the press with understanding." In another, from the same to the same, dated a year after, he says, " Our slow progress ueedeth an...
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