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Jotham Meeker, a missionary to the Ottawa Indians, wrote this letter to his contact on the Baptist Board of Foreign Missions, Reverend Lucius Bolles. From this letter, it appears that the Ottawa had become more interested in Christianity. Furthermore, Meeker wanted an assistant to help in printing evangelical materials; this would allow him to devote more time to religious instruction and language education.

Creator: Meeker, Jotham, 1804-1855
Date: October 30, 1834

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This source can be used to discuss how white missionaries were involved in "civilizing" native tribes in Kansas. This source also works in tandem with the November 29, 1833 letter in the Jotham Meeker Papers to show change over time.

KS:7th:1.4:Indian Removal (2005)

Item Number: 210054
Call Number: Jotham Meeker Papers Coll. #439, Box 1, 1833-1834
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210054

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