Publications of the Louisiana Historical Society

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Louisiana Historical Society, 1917
Contains list of members.

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Страница 62 - Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not; for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein. And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them.
Страница 61 - And they brought young children to him, that he should touch them : and his disciples rebuked those that brought them. But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, "Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.
Страница 61 - Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its author; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter.
Страница 63 - from a child known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus...
Страница 64 - Society, have been forwarded to the president of the 'Society, a present truly valuable." Mr. Mills made a second missionary trip to the west and southwest of the United States, leaving Boston in 1814, accompanied by Rev. Daniel Smith, and, in speaking of Louisiana, these gentlemen said : "There are American families in this part of our country who never saw a Bible nor heard of Jesus Christ. It is a fact that ought not to be forgotten that so lately as March, 1815, a Bible in any language could...
Страница 70 - Bibles whenever there is a prospect that they can be supplied, which is very rare. There are some American families in this part of our country, who never saw a Bible, nor heard of Jesus Christ. There are some hopefully pious persons, who cannnot obtain a Bible or a Testament.
Страница 102 - ... other tribes, so that it was feasible by means of these trails to traverse the entire continent. The trails were always along lines where there were the fewest physical obstacles or obstructions, often going along on the watershed of two streams, when these watersheds pointed in the right direction. The crossing places of streams were always selected with such judgment that from the most remote period down to the present day, these same crossing places have served in numerous instances the purpose...
Страница 118 - Federal Road opened by order of General Hampton and laid off by Captain Gaines, leaves the Mississippi Road at this place and crossed Pearl River lower down.'' He then locates points on the road as follows: Mimms Ferry, on Black Creek; Chapman's Ferry on Bogue Chitto; Tchefuncta, Springfield, Bookster's Bridge; Baton Rouge (via Taylors). Including the distance from Tombigbee to Mimms Ferry, it made 261 miles. These original documents, over 100 years old, which necessarily give the exact route and...
Страница 106 - ... them on sight, without counting numbers — and defeat them in an instant — and for what? To punish the robbers of the desert, and to avenge the wrongs of Mexicans whom they did not know. I repeat : it was Carson and Godey who did this — the former an American, born in the Boonslick county of Missouri ; the latter a Frenchman, born in St. Louis, — and both trained to western enterprise from early life.
Страница 93 - ... known practically throughout it length in pre-pioneer days as Mee-chee see bee. In Volume 51 of the Jesuit R'elations, edited by Thwaits, Allonez, the Jesuit missionary, is credited with using the word Mississippi for the first time by priest or pioneer. This was before the discovery by Marquette. For thirty years there had been indications in the Jesuit letters of a great river flowing south or southwest, its sources not far from the Great Lakes. Father Allonez, writing from Green Bay, speaks...

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