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Narrative of a Captivity Among the Mohawk Indians: And a Description of New Netherland in 1642-3

ByFather Isaac JoguesJohn Gilmary Shea

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The narrative of his captivity forms part of a manuscript volume, entitled " Memoires touchant la mort et les vertus des peres Isaac Jogues, Anne de Noue, Antoine Daniel, Jean de Brebeuf, Gabriel Lalemant, Charles Garnier, Noel Chabanel et Rene Goupil," consisting of authentic papers relating to their life and death, being copied from originals, and each sworn to by Fathers Paul Ragueneau and Joseph Poncet; as to Father Jogues, it includes Father Buteux's " Narre de la prise du p. Isaac Jogues, Jogues own narrative, his account of the captivity and death of Goupil, and letters of Fathers Buteus and De Quen relative to his death. It was found, accompanied by the Description of New Netherland, and the account of Goupil's death, in the handwriting of Father Jogues himself, both in letter form, with the folds and incisions for sealing in use at the time, and both more easily read than the court-hand of the volume.

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Publication Date
Nov 23, 2017
Language
English
Category
History
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Father Isaac Jogues, By (author): John Gilmary Shea

Specifications

Pages
72
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
Digest (5.5 x 8.5 in / 140 x 216 mm)

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