Narrative of a Tour from the State of Indiana to the Oregon Territory in the Years 1841-2

 
9780877701729: Narrative of a Tour from the State of Indiana to the Oregon Territory in the Years 1841-2

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1921. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Willamette River. At Vancouver, they keep a large quantity of goods, which they sell very cheap. English ships come in about twice a year. They belong to the Hudson Bay Company, and exchange their goods for beaver, and other skins, flour, beef, and pork. There was lately a very serious circumstance took place, with a man named Monger, one of the mechanics of the Presbyterian mission, who considered that he was a great prophet; and said that if he were to burn himself to death, God would raise him up again. To test the truth of what he said, he went into a shop, by himself, where he made a great fire, and then hauled out the coals, and laid down upon them. His wife being in another part of the house, heard him making a great noise, and ran into the room, and found him struggling in the pangs of death. She, with the help of some others, got him out of the fire. He, then saw his dreadful delusion, and prayed to the Lord to forgive him. He lived three days after this, and then expired. He had always appeared to be a sincere man, and we hope that the Lord heard his prayer and forgave him. How careful ought Christians to be to shun the delusions of the devil! The Roman Catholics here appear to be buying the good will of the people by presents, and, I believe, are trying to get the control of the Indians. I fear our missionaries are too scornful toward the poor, naked Indians; indeed, too much so with all the poor people. _ January 25th. I offered a few thoughts on justification and redemption in their class-room. My mind is a good deal troubled about the difficulties of my returning home. These words came very forcibly to my mind: "Let not your hearts be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me." These were great words of joy and comfort to my soul. I ...

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