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A missionary recounts his experiences near Lake Superior, 1860

Lights and shades of missionary life: containing travels, sketches, incidents and missionary efforts, during nine years spent in the region of Lake Superior


Methodist missionary John Pitezel spent nine years as a missionary in the Lake Superior region, ministering to the Ojibwe Indians. Pitezel's memoir concerns much of the day-to-day travels and hardships of life in the wilderness of northern Wisconsin and the upper Michigan peninsula.

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Creator: Pitezel, John H.
Pub Data: Cincinnati: Printed at the Westin Book Concern for the author, 1860.
Citation: Pitezel, John. Lights and shades of missionary life: containing travels, sketches, incidents and missionary efforts, during nine years spent in the region of Lake Superior. (Cincinnati: Printed at the Westin Book Concern, 1860). Online facsimile at:  http://www.canadiana.org/ECO/ItemRecord/46896?id=66e3806e567f4513; Visited on: 4/21/2014
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