Cherokee hymns

Cherokee hymns

Marble City, Okla. Dwight Mission Press, 1909. 24mo, pp. 80, [6]; original blue printed wrappers (a little faded) bearing the imprint "Literature Department of the Woman's Board of Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church, 156 Fifth Avenue, New York City." About fine throughout. Title also in Cherokee, hymn titles also in English. The Dwight Mission was established in Arkansas among the Western Cherokees in 1820. When the Western Cherokees were moved to Indian Territory in 1828, Dwight Mission followed, and was reestablished on Sallisaw Creek by 1830. In 1900 Dwight Mission established a boarding school for Cherokees, with the Rev. Frederick L. Schaub serving as superintendent. The first edition appeared in 1906. Gilcrease-Hargrett, p. 79 (giving the pagination as 64, [6]). Item #27610

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