The Carrier Dove - May 1860 (Vol. VII, No. 9) Christian Missionary - West Africa - Cavalla Mission - Liberia - Episcopal


Title: The Carrier Dove - May 1860 (Vol. VII, No. 9)

Author: Rev. Samuel D. Denison (editor)

Description: Four page newspaper publication of the Board of Missions of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Large chip to top edges (not affecting any text); light soiling; short split (4.5 cm.) to fore-edge. One illustration has been water-colored. pp. 4 pp. 14 x 10 inches.

Includes stories, a few short letters from missionaries, and the main features regard the Cavalla Mission and school in West Africa (Liberia). There is a picture of the school house (later colored-in) and a description of the facilities, followed by detailed descriptions of ten of its residents (both teachers and students). There is also a letter from one of the boys at Cavalla addressed to Bishop John Payne. The first article (with illustration) on the top page is about the ailment of "ophthalmia" that is encountered along the Nile.

Binding: Newspaper
Condition: Good

Publisher: D. Dana, Jr./ Board of Missions of the Protestant Episcopal Church
Place: New York
Year: 1860

Keywords: Christian, missionary, Christian missions, Episcopal Church, Cavalla, Liberia, Cape Palmas, Africa, West Africa, Bishop John Payne,

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