Selected Correspondence of the Glasgow Colonial Society, 1825-1840. (The Publications of the Champlain Society, No. 58).

Toronto. The Champlain Society. 1994. Hardcover. 23.5cm, l,262,xxiiip., frontis,4 illustrations, 4 maps, index, limited edition of 1250 copies, crested red cloth, gilt spine titles, a fine copy. (cdn) The Glasgow Colonial Society was a voluntary association of members ofthe Church of Scotland, founded in 1825 to provide clergy for Britain'sNorth American colonies. The Society was dissolved about 1840 because ofpolicy changes on the part of the Church. The correspondence, selectedfrom seven large volumes, relates directly to missionary efforts over aspan of fifteen years. Item #14908

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