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With the Harmony to Labrador Notes of a Visit to the Moravian Mission Stations on the North-East Coast of Labrador   By: (1725-1786)

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WITH THE HARMONY TO LABRADOR

[Illustration: "THE HARMONY"]

A VISIT TO THE MORAVIAN MISSION STATIONS ON THE NORTH EAST COAST OF LABRADOR

London: MORAVIAN CHURCH AND MISSION AGENCY. 32, FETTER LANE, E.C.

PRICE THREEPENCE.

WITH THE HARMONY TO LABRADOR.

NOTES OF A VISIT BY THE REV. B. LA TROBE TO THE MORAVIAN MISSION STATIONS ON THE NORTH EAST COAST OF LABRADOR.

LONDON: MORAVIAN CHURCH AND MISSION AGENCY, 32, FETTER LANE, E.C.

LONDON: G. NORMAN AND SON, PRINTERS, HART STREET, COVENT GARDEN, W.C.

CONTENTS.

PAGE INTRODUCTORY REMARKS 1 ARRIVAL AT HOPEDALE, THE SOUTHERN STATION 2 THE 119TH VOYAGE OF THE SOCIETY'S VESSEL 3 HOPEDALE 5 A STROLL "TO THE HEATHEN" 5 JOYS AND SORROWS A MARRIAGE AND A FUNERAL 7 THREE NATIVE HELPERS 9 A COMMUNION AND FESTIVAL SUNDAY AT HOPEDALE 11 A PLEASANT SAIL FROM HOPEDALE TO ZOAR 13 ZOAR 14 A CLIMB TO THE TOP OF THE SHIP HILL AT ZOAR 15 FROM ZOAR TO NAIN BETWEEN ISLANDS 16 THE FIRST EVENING AT NAIN 17 INTERCHANGE OF VISITS WITH THE ESKIMOES 18 TWO ESKIMO GROUPS TAKEN AT NAIN 21 "GOD'S ACRE" 23 A BUSY WEEK AT NAIN 25 FROM NAIN TO OKAK 27 THE MOST PRIMITIVE STATION IN LABRADOR 30 WALKS IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OF OKAK 33 FROM OKAK TO RAMAH 34 "RAMARSUK" (NEAT LITTLE RAMAH) 35 AN ESKIMO VILLAGE 38 ON THE BEACH AT RAMAH 41 A FAITHFUL NATIVE HELPER 42 LEAVING RAMAH 43 SUNSET, MOONRISE AND AURORA BOREALIS 44 ARRIVAL AT HEBRON 45 THE VISITING MISSIONARIES' LEVEE 46 A SLEDGE DRIVE 47 MY LAST SUNDAY IN LABRADOR 51 MUSIC ON THE WATER 53 HOMEWARD BOUND 53

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"THE HARMONY" 1 HOPEDALE 4 TITUS, NATIVE HELPER AT HOPEDALE 10 ESKIMO HOUSES 19 A GROUP OF WIDOWS AT NAIN 21 THE CHOIR AT NAIN 22 ICE AGROUND 29 RAMAH 36 TENTS AT RAMAH 37 AN ESKIMO IN HIS KAYAK 42 TRAVELLING IN LABRADOR 49

=LABRADOR=

Is an extensive triangular peninsula on the north east coast of British North America, Lat. 50° to 62° N., Lon. 56° to 78° W.; bounded N. by Hudson's Straits, E. by the Atlantic, S.E. by the Strait of Belle Isle, separating it from Newfoundland, S. by the Gulf and River St. Lawrence and Canada, and W. by James' Bay and Hudson's Bay. Its area is estimated at 420,000 sq. miles. The vast interior, inhabited by a few wandering Nascopie Indians, is little known; the coast, mainly but sparsely peopled by Eskimoes, is rugged, bleak and desolate. Seals abound, and the sea is well stocked with cod and other fish... Continue reading book >>




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