Congregational Library Exhibits
First line of text: "1817. Oct 30. Katherine Brown a young woman about 18 years of age appears to be..."
Annotations: "Extracts from the Brainerd Journal, respecting Catherine. 1818 and early in 1819" ; "No. 2."
manuscript, missionaries, missions, Native Americans
First line of text: "Dear Brother, A short time since I was in Huntsville and rec'd yours of the 17th."
Written on final page across text: "Dr Cambell's account" ; "No 30."
correspondence, manuscript, missionaries, Native Americans
First line of text: "Dear Brother, As I anticipated in my last letter to you, your sister Catharine has paid that debt all of us owe and will e’er long have to pay."
Final page: "Dr Campbell's account of her sickness and death" ; "No 28."
First line of text: "Dear Brother, Agreeably to your requests I will try and assist you in answering the questions relative to our dear departed Sr. C. ..."
Final verso: "Mr. Chamberlain's account" ; "No. 7."
First line of text: "My dearly beloved Sister, I have been wishing to write you even since you left us."
Annotations: "Rossvill[e] Cherokee Nation November 2" ; "Catharine Brown" ; "Catharine Letter. Nov. 1, 1818." ; "No. 8."
First line of text: "Disposition remarkably mild. Dutiful and affectionate to Parents."
Recto (written in hand different from verso annotation): "Furnished by Mrs. Gibbreath Apr. 25, 1824.”
Verso: “Mrs. Gibbreath’s description of…
First line of text: "Cath. B. was an Indian girl..."
Verso: "Catherine's Character" ; "No. 29."
manuscript, missionaries, Native Americans
First line of text: "Dear Brother, I rec'd your letter of Jan.'y 23d about the last of Feb'y. As our beloved Br. & Sister Williams were better acquainted with particulars relative to our dear deceased Sister Catharine..."
First line of text: "I rec'd your line by brother Arch (?) yesterday and regret that I cannot answer more fully."
Back leaf, verso: "Mrs. Ellis's (Sarah Hoyt) recollections of Catherine" ; "No. 4."
First line of text: "My Dear brother & sister Williams, Altho I have long omitted answering your affectionate letters my heart has been often with you."
Recto: "Catherine letter. July 5, 1819" ; "No. 10."
Rufus Anderson Rev. Rufus Anderson (1796-1880) was a missionary, prolific author, and long-time administrator of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
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