A VERY bright and portentous Star having arisen in the East, making glad the hearts of God's people and urging the friends of Zion to unusual and almost miraculous exertions in spreading the glad tidings of salvation among the distant nations of the earth; the compiler of the following sheets, animated by this blessed eastern prospect, can no longer withhold the small discovery that has been made of a rising Star in the West, from the knowledge of those who arc zealous and anxious to behold the returning Messiah coming "in his own glory and the glory of the Father," attended by all the saints; which star may in the issue, turn out to be tlie star of Jacob, and become a guide to the long suffering and despised descendants of that eminent patriarch, to find the once humble babe of Bethlehem; as the wise men of the east were of old directed in their distant course, to discover in the stable and the manger, the great object of their adoration, joy and hope, even him
Table of Contents
1 Introduction, - - · 23; CHAPTER I Of the state of the Jews, - - - 33; CHAPTER II An enquiry into the question, on what "part of the globe is it most likely, that these descendants of Israel may be now found, arising from late discoveries and facts, that have not come to the knowledge of the civilized world, till'of late years, 81; CHAPTER III; An enquiry into tbc language of the American Indians, 89; CHAPTER IV The Indian traditions as received by their nations, 109; CHAPTER V; Their general character and established customs and habits, 125; CHAPTER VI; The known religious rites and ceremonies of the Indians, 187; iV; contents; CHAPTER VII Tlieir public worship and religious opinions, 203; CHAPTER VIII Or miscellaneous facts omitted, 229; CHAPTER IX The testimony of those who had an opportunity of judging, from the appearance and conduct of the Indians at the first discovery of America, as well as of some who have seen them since,
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