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Western Missions and Missionaries

Smet, Pierre-Jean De

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ISBN 10: 071650071X / ISBN 13: 9780716500711
Published by Irish University Press, Shannon [Ire.], 1972
Used Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: Western Missions and Missionaries

Publisher: Irish University Press, Shannon [Ire.]

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: New edition.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1863 Excerpt: ... Ouvrage traduit de l'anglais par M. Bouriez. Paris, librairie de Poussielgue-Rusand. A Lyon, chez J. B. Pelagaud et Cie. 1848. In-12, pp. 408. (Paris, imprimerie de Poussielgae.) A different translation from that issued in Belgium. 4. Voyage au Grand Desert en 1851, par le R. P. Pierre De Smet, missionnaire de la Oompagnie de Jesus. Bruxelles, imprimerie de J. Vandereydt, 1853. In-18, pp. 436, tir6 a part des Precis Sistoriques du P. Terwecoren. 5. The Indian Missions in the United States of America, under the care of the Missouri Province of the Society of Jesus. Philadelphia, King & Baird, 1841. 12, pp. 34. Contains: To the most Eev. Archbishop and Eight Rev. Bishops in Provincial Council assembled. Dated St. Louis, May 3d, 1830, signed P. J. Verhaegen. Extract from a Letter of Father De Smet, missionary among the Pottawatomie Indians, 1838, pp. 9-22. A letter from the same, dated St. Louis University, February 4th, 1841, pp. 22-34. 6. Cinquante Nouvelles Lettres du R. P. De Smet, de la Oompagnie de Jesus et missionnaire en AmeVique, publi6es par Ed. Terwecoren, de la meme compagnie. Paris et Tournai, H. Casterman, 1858. In-12, pp. ix.-504. Such are the principal publications on the thirtyseven years' journeys of the missionary of i.he Rocky Mountains. We hope soon to be able to complete and publish in the Precis Historiques a succinct table of all these expeditions, or an Itinerary of the Voyages and Missions of Father De Smet. This table, drawn up in chronological order, will contain the names of the places visited or seen successively since 1821, and some brief remarks, as well as the number of miles travelled. "We adopted as the motto of the work which we edit these words of Father De Smet: "Never have I remarked the least sign to alarm modesty." They...

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