The Morning and Evening Prayer, the Litany, Church Catechism, Family Prayers, and Several Chapters of the Old and New-Testament

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by Lawrence Claesse

Morning and Evening Prayer
George Wythe bookplate.jpg
Title not held by The Wolf Law Library
at the College of William & Mary.
Author Lawrence Claesse
Published New York: Printed by William Bradford
Date 1715
Volumes volume set

This is a translation of all of the religious texts indicated in the title, including importantly the New Testament, into what the book refers to as the Mahauque Indian language. [1] This likely is an antiquated Anglicization of Mohawk.[2] The translated copy was intended for use by missionaries among American Indians. [3]

Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library

See also


  1. The morning and evening prayer, the litany, church catechism, family prayers, and several chapters of the Old and New-Testament, translated into the Mahaque Indian language, : Church of England : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive (Internet Archive) [1]
  2. Ibid.
  3. Ibid.