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Title Mission Book, North-West Canada
Section Section IV: Religion & Empire
Date 1822-1834
Document Type Manuscript, Missionary Papers
Library University of Birmingham Library
Reference CC 1 M 1
Region North America, Europe
Names Mr George Harbidge, Mr W Garrioch, Reverend David Jones, Reverend William Cockran, Governor George Simpson, Benjamin Harrison (pp1, 455-456), Reverend Easton (pp4-8), Captain Franklin (pp13, 36, 51, 56, 73, 116, 226, 228, 329), Earl of Selkirk (pp22, 26, 35, 62, 105, 337, 410), Pigwis, Peguis, Saulteaux Chief (pp25, 27, 37, 41-42, 48, 63, 65, 88, 90, 95, 160, 436-437, 442, 509), Hanatou (p31), James Hope (pp35, 67), Henry Budd (p35), Sir Alexander Mackenzie (p45), Con Comely, Chenook Chief (p184)
Places Canada, Hudson Bay Company territories, Red River Colony, Red River Settlement, Montreal (pp2, 21, 35, 47, 170, 507), New Caledonia (pp2, 107), Rocky Mountains (pp2, 33, 45, 52, 116, 151, 186, 332, 422, 431), Churchill (pp8, 12, 20, 51, 53, 112, 237, 485), Coppermine River (pp13, 36), York Fort (pp14, 20, 87, 105, 126, 149, 209, 245), Yarmouth (p15), Fort Douglas (pp26, 38, 77, 89, 107-8, 154), Fort Garry (pp27, 89, 92, 96, 117, 177, 199, 237, 321, 331, 510), Pembina (pp28-31, 35, 38-43, 51, 92, 155, 173, 175, 215, 329, 516), Bas la Riviere (pp30, 32, 47, 63, 105, 116), Mississippi (pp31, 329), Missouri (pp31-34, 329), Saskatchewan (pp31, 155, 170, 323), Fond du Lac (pp32, 329), Lake Winnipeg, (pp12, 34, 35, 47, 87, 105, 107, 161, 168, 175, 305, 330, 451-452, 509, 528), Fort William (pp34, 47), Lake Superior (pp34, 47, 329), Lake Huron (p34), Ottawa River (p34), Mane To Ba, Manitoba Lake (pp35, 108, 153), Columbia (p53), Columbia River (p486), Athabasca River (pp53, 58, 107, 170), Chesterfield Inlet (pp56-57, 185), Prince Rupert's Land (pp78, 306), Wepinapanis River (p86), Fort Alexander (pp105-106, 116), James' Bay (pp155, 175), Fort George (p182), Frazer's River (pp182-183), Nettley Creek (pp317, 438, 449, 453-455, 469, 475, 501, 550), St Louis (pp321, 329), Lake Michigan (p321), Quebec (pp489, 507), Assinboine River (pp510, 515), Great Britain, England, Yarmouth (pp15, 125), Gravesend (p125), Portsmouth (p335), Scotland, Orkney Islands, (pp15-16, 36, 106, 209, 227), Stromness (pp15-16, 60, 125, 129), Greenland, Cape Farewell (pp17, 60, 138), Lichtenau (p60), North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Resolution Island (pp18, 60, 140), Savage Islands (p19), Labrador Coast (pp19, 140, 185), Nottingham Island (p145), Mansfield Island (p146)
Topics letters, journals, missionary papers, Church Missionary Society, CMS, missionary work, evangelism, weather, climate, Letters of Reverend John West (pp8, 11-13), Letters of Mr George Harbidge (pp13-14, 110-114, 121-123, 127-128), Letters of Reverend David Jones (pp14-15, 77-83, 109, 115-119, 126-128, 149-153, 184-189, 226-239, 336-337, 340-341, 395, 408-412, 419-425, 441-443, 445, 484-494, 496, 499-506, 575), Journal of Reverend David Jones (pp15-20, 83-109, 153-180, 189-209, 317-336, 506-521), Journal of Reverend John West (pp20-60), Reverend John West's report to the Hudson Bay Company (pp61-67), Letters of Mr W Garrioch (pp68-69, 153, 220-223, 243-244, 316-317, 338-339, 407-408), Letters of George Simpson (pp116-117, 180-184, 446-447), Letters of Reverend William Cockran (pp125, 128-131, 209-220, 240-243, 303-316, 341-346, 386-392, 395-407, 413-417, 426-440, 447-455, 521-546, 575-580), Journal of Reverend William Cockran (pp131-149, 245-303, 347-386, 456-484, 546-573), Indigenous people, Native American tribes, Esquimaux, Inuit (pp8, 12, 13, 19, 36, 51, 53-57, 67, 112, 141, 185, 237, 330, 454, 493), physical description (p57), Chippewa (pp15, 23, 45, 54, 57, 107, 111), Salteaux, Saulteaux (pp20, 23, 25, 27, 30, 44, 49, 51, 88, 90, 161, 436, 442, 521), Sioux (pp20, 26-27, 30, 38, 51, 157, 161, 166, 321, 329), tribal conflict, conflict between Sioux and Salteaux (pp20, 27, 32), Sioux attack on freemen (p166), Assiniboine (pp31, 33, 51, 83, 107, 111), Aborigines (pp40, 336, 486, 526, 576), Muskegoes, Muskogee (pp49, 107, 111, 515), Chenook, Chinook (pp184, 489), description of Chenook, customs (pp489-490), Saskatchewan (pp323, 328, 330), Iroquois (p323), Cree (p569), scalping (pp20, 31, 157), cannibalism (pp32, 46, 547), colonial conflict, conflict between local authorities and indigenous people (pp321-322), Swiss emigrants (pp24-25, 38, 63), Scotch settlers, complaints and conflicts (pp340, 397-398, 409-410, 420-421), religion, religious instruction, formation of a mission among the Indians in the Hudson Bay Company's territories (p1), Roman Catholic missionaries (pp2, 5, 43, 82, 95, 100, 109, 159, 191, 210, 215, 336, 454, 487, 510, 542), German Catholics (p26), Presbyterian Church of Scotland (p164), Anabaptism (p502), education, establishment of schools (pp3, 12, 34, 37, 63, 119-121, 190), Sunday schools (pp13, 14, 53, 71, 74, 93, 100, 120, 213, 227, 233-234, 314), day schools (pp13, 53, 74, 92, 110, 119, 227, 234-235, 313-315, 438, 463, 577), education of traders' children, establishment of an Academy or Seminary for Boys (pp446-447, 488, 491, 502-504), establishment of a female school (pp226, 235-236, 315, 392, 438, 446-447, 496), influence of female education (p226), need for a Governess (pp445, 496, 510), building a church (pp3-4, 52, 456-457, 463, 471, 519-520), expansion of church (pp108, 126, 159, 163, 165), formation of a Native American college in Canada (pp4-8), need for a school of industry (pp416, 463-464, 539-541, 544), Auxiliary Bible Society (pp25, 36, 73), British & Foreign Bible Society (pp25, 27, 99), Church Mission House Library (p73), resignation from CMS (pp127-128, 338), request for permission to return to Britain (p237), indigenous languages and dialects (pp5, 31, 33, 71-72), example of indigenous language, translation of Lord's Prayer (p104), marriage (pp11, 23, 25-26, 36, 81, 92, 99, 131, 318, 335, 365, 508, 512), baptism (pp23-26, 35-36, 43, 80-81, 93, 99, 109, 131, 251, 253-254, 350, 356, 438, 508, 564), refusing to baptise (pp43, 46, 80), inter-racial affair, cohabitation (pp23, 43), indigenous customs (pp24, 31, 32, 34, 57), childbirth (p24), burial customs (pp24, 34, 48, 192, 323-4, 366, 372, 514), Christmas celebrations (pp28, 40, 96-97, 164, 515), alcohol, drunkenness, indulgence (pp12, 38, 43, 91), observance of Sabbath (pp159, 324, 389, 431), York Factory (pp11, 13, 20, 23, 24, 34-36, 51, 53, 64, 73, 335), Aurora Borealis, Northern Lights (pp37, 83), weather record (pp40-41), stick signals (p54), philanthropy (pp37, 111), Courier newspaper (p50), conversion of indigenous peoples of the Polar regions (pp50, 52), Vide Hearns Journal (p57), Missionary Register (p107), Missionary Record (p484), Quarterly Papers (p484), Minutes of York Factory Council (pp69-70), Memorandums & Accounts of the CMS establishment (pp70-75), sea voyage (pp15-20, 59-60, 125, 129, 131-149), destruction of Hudson Bay Company Fort by fire (pp168-169), flooding at Red River Settlement (pp199-208, 216-219), salary (pp220, 441), bills (pp221, 223, 238, 243, 306, 317, 440, 495), report on the state of the colony (pp229-236, 386-392), register of school classes and nationality (pp403-406), establishing a farm (pp442, 471), description of a voyager's life (pp524-526)
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