Indian Converts: Or, Some Account of the Lives and Dying Speeches
MAYHEW, Experience. Indian Converts: Or, Some Account of the Lives and Dying Speeches of A Considerable Number of the Christianized Indians of Martha's Vineyard, In New-England ...To Which is Added, Some Account of Those English Ministers who Have Successively Presided over the Indian Work in that and the Adjacent Islands. By Mr. Prince. London: Printed for Samuel Gerrish, Bookseller in Boston in New-England, 1727. xxiv,310pp. plus ,16pp. of bookseller's advertisements. Some browning, else a very good copy in later period style full calf . HOWES M452 ("aa"). FIELD 1045. SABIN 47124. JCB (1)III:399. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 727/158. SIMMONS 1727#17. Mayhew worked as a missionary among the tribes in Martha's Vineyard. "In this extraordinary relation of the effects of the Gospel upon the aborigines, are narrated biographical sketches of one hundred and twenty-nine Indians, who gave unexceptional tokens of conversion by Christian lives" - Field. Prince's work has a separate title at page 277.