Apostle of the North, Rev. James Evans. Later printing

By: YOUNG, Egerton R. EVANS, James

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YOUNG, Egerton R. The Apostle of the North, Rev. James Evans. New York / Chicago / Toronto : Fleming H. Revell Company, (copyright 1899). Later Printing (without pictorial onlay to front). Pp (6),7-262,(2), frontispiece portrait (with tissue guard) + 20 plates. 8vo, illustrated orange cloth, lettered in black to front board and spine. This book is by the Canadian adventurer and author Egerton R. Young. James Evans (January 18, 1801 – November 23,1846) was an English-Canadian Methodist missionary and amateur linguist. H e is best remembered for his creation of the "syllabic" writing system for Ojibwe and Cree, which was later adapted to other languages such as Inuktitut. Contents : 1. Young Manhood. 2. Co-Workers of Evans. 3. Teaching the Indians. 4. Indian Associates. 5. Lake Superior Missions. 6. The Work and theWorkman. 7. Peter Jacobs. 8. From Ottawa to Norway House. 9. A Great Tradi ng Post. 10. The First Saskatchewan Missionary. 11. Civilising the Red Man.12. The Apostle of the North. 13. Night in the Wintry Camp. 14. Invention of the Syllabic Characters. 15. Mr. Evan's Journals. 16. Winter Journey to Saskatchewan. 17. Persecution Aroused. 18. Tragedy and Revenge. 19. Vindication and Death. Slightly darkened, some wear to spine ends, dent to top edge of rear board, missionary society presentation bookplate, else very good.25.00

Title: Apostle of the North, Rev. James Evans. Later printing

Author Name: YOUNG, Egerton R. EVANS, James

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Keywords: ARCTIC MISSIONS MISSIONARIES INDIANS NATIVE NATSTU CANADA CANADIAN BIOGRAPHY,