The Indian primer or The first book [electronic resource] : By which children may know truely to read the Indian language. And Milk for babes
- Boston : Printed by B. Green, 1720.
- Physical Description:
- 3 unnumbered pages, 4-84, 4-84, 1 unnumbered page : illustrations ; 12⁰.
- Added title page: Indiane primer asuh Negonneyeuuk.
Text in an Algonquian dialect and in English on facing pages; facing pages have duplicate numbering.
Differs extensively from the Indian primer of John Eliot. Dialect adaptations probably by Experience Mayhew. Cf. Pilling, J.C. Bibliography of the Algonquian languages, 1891.
Seal of Massachusetts Bay (Reilly 930), p. , 1st count, and cut of the ship Royall Charles (Reilly 1124) on last page.
"Spiritual milk for babes .. By John Cotton."--p. 30-46.
Reproduction of original from the British Library.
Available online to authorized PSU users as part of the Literature and language series of Eighteenth century collections online.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Evans, C. American bibliography, 2124
Heartman, C.F. Non-New England primers, 90
English Short Title Catalog, ESTCW12857.
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