The life, history, and travels, of Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh (George Copway) a young Indian chief of the Ojebwa nation, a convert to the Christian faith, and a missionary to his people for twelve years; with a sketch of the present state of the Ojebwa nation, in regard to Christianity and their future prospects. Also an appeal, with all the names of the chiefs now living, who have been Christianized, and the missionaries now laboring among them
The life, history, and travels, of Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh (George Copway) a young Indian chief of the Ojebwa nation, a convert to the Christian faith, and a missionary to his people for twelve years; with a sketch of the present state of the Ojebwa nation, in regard to Christianity and their future prospects. Also an appeal, with all the names of the chiefs now living, who have been Christianized, and the missionaries now laboring among them

The life, history, and travels, of Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh (George Copway) a young Indian chief of the Ojebwa nation, a convert to the Christian faith, and a missionary to his people for twelve years; with a sketch of the present state of the Ojebwa nation, in regard to Christianity and their future prospects. Also an appeal, with all the names of the chiefs now living, who have been Christianized, and the missionaries now laboring among them

Philadelphia: James Harmstead, 1847. Second edition, 12mo, pp. [5] testimonials, [3] hymns, x, [11]-158, [2] hymns; frontispiece portrait after a daguerreotype; original brown cloth lettered in gilt on upper cover; edges worn, cloth with short cracks starting along the joints; all else good and sound. This copy with a presentation from Copway, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Presented to Brother Sterling Thomas by his friend and brother George Copway or Kah ge ga gah bowh, Chippewa Nation, North Baltimore, Nov. 30th 1847." With the later bookplate of Joseph Y. Jeanes, Philadelphia. Copway, an Ojibwa chief known as Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh, wrote extensively about the history, culture, and traditions of his people. Howes C-76; Field 366; Sabin 16716 notes also an Albany edition of the same year, with different pagination. Item #29395

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