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Oertel, Johannes Adam Simon, (1823-1909) Elliot, the First Missionary Among the Indians.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0007 Author/Creator: Oertel, Johannes Adam Simon, (1823-1909) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Engraving Date: circa 1860 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 27 cm.

Summary of Content: One engraving entitled "Elliot, The First Missionary Among the Indians" circa 1860. Depicts John Eliot (mispelled as Elliot), a Puritan missionary, holding a bible and preaching to a group of Native American men, women, and children. From a painting by Johannes Adam Simon Oertel.

People: Oertel, Johannes Adam Simon, 1823-1909
Eliot, John, 1604-1690

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: PuritanAmerican Indian HistoryReligion

Sub Era: Early Settlements

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