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- Letter book, 1688-1761, of the Company for the Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the Parts Adjacent in America containing letters that discuss the affairs of the Company, requests and directives to the Commissioners and financial matters. The company's affairs concern the education of Indians with references to schools, supported by the Company, the providing of religious texts in translation, and the settlement of the Indians on their own separate land. Includes copies of charters, financial and legal papers
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- The purpose of this company was to convert the New England Indians. The revenues from its investment were sent to Commissioners in New England who in turn paid the missionaries or otherwise dispersed the funds as directed by the Company. The company sponsored missionaries in America until the revolutionary War, at which time its activities were turned to Canada.
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