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Item ID# A955.066.002
Title A collection of Ojebway and English hymns for the use of the Native Indians = Nuhguhmonun, Kanuhnuhguhmowahjin Egewh Uhneshenahbaig
Object Name Hymnal
Dates of Creation Pre 1898
Creator Jones, Peter (Rev.)
Description Front cover title: "Ojebway Hymns." This book contains 129 hymns in both English Ojibwa languages.

Inscribed inside the front cover "June 10, 1892, William Sa[?]vage, Indian Missionary" in fountain pen ink. Inscribed in pencil: "Rev. Smith, Milton, Ont.," "William Sanage [or Savage?], Saugeen, Ontario," followed by a list of other reverends, barely legible.

Inscribed inside back cover: "David, May 12th, 1895, Sunday night lead by brother Solomon James."



Provenance An inscription on the cover page reads "This book belongs to Mrs. [illegible] Heffernan, Chippawa Hill, Ont., bought from the caretaker of the Indian Church in the person of Mr. William Suivon, 1898." This item was purchased at a Grasser Auction sale in August 1952 by Donald B. Shutt, Southampton. It was presented to the Southampton Museum section of the Public Library by D.B. Shutt in August 1952, and then transferred to the Bruce County Museum in 1955.
Physical Description 232 p. ; 14.5 x 9.5 cm. -- burgandy hard cover
Restrictions on Use Copyright is expired.
Subjects Churches, Methodist
First Nations - Saugeen First Nation
Ojibwa language
Religious books
People James, Solomon
Savage, William
Place Saugeen First Nation
Level of Description Item