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CHAPTER I.-pages 27-62.
Hudson's Bay Company first settle among the Esqui-
maux.-J. C. Erhardt suggests a mission-his letter to
the Moravian Bishop.-M. Stach consulted.-London
merchants undertake the scheme-engage Erhardt-its
fatal conclusion.-Jens Haven employed by the Breth-
ren-encouraged by the British Government, sets out on
a voyage of discovery-his providential arrival at Quin-
port-first meeting with the Esquimaux-his interesting
intercourse-returns to England. His second expedition,
accompanied by Drachart and other missionaries-their
proceedings. Drachart's remarkable conversation with
the natives-influence of the missionaries in preserving
peace their religious communications with the savages
-the curiosity of the latter-their thievish tricks-their
kindness to the missionaries-a dreadful storm.-Dra-
chart and Haven entertained by an Angekok—his incan.
tations their parting addresses to each other-the mis-
sionaries return to London.
See Adlip 24 March 42
CHAPTER II.-pages 63-86.
Contests between the colonists and savages revive-
murderous skirmish.-Mikak.-Karpik, his conversion
and death. The Moravians receive a grant of land on
the coast of Labrador-resolve to renew the mission-
voyage to explore the land.-Jens Haven, Drachart, &c.,
arrive at Labrador-their interview with the natives-
meet Mikak and Tuglavina-their kindness.-Segulliak
the sorcerer.-Anxiety of the Esquimaux for their re-
maining among them-ground purchased for a settlement
-manner of bargaining with the Esquimaux-sail for
Esquimaux Bay-the natives troublesome-the Captain's
method of checking them.-Conduct of the missionaries
-they preach on shore. Conversation with the Esqui-
maux. Search out a place for a settlement-purchase it
of the natives-ceremonies used on the occasion-take
formal possession.-Deputation return to England.
CHAPTER III.-pages 87-142.
Preparations for establishing a settlement in Labrador.
-A love feast.-Missionaries leave London-erect a mis-
sion-house at Nain-regulations for their intercourse with
the natives visited by great numbers-mannerof instruc
tion-they retire in winter, are visited by the Brethren in
their houses.-Death of Anauke.-An incantation.-Ad-
ventures in search of a dead whale.-P. E. Layritz de-
puted by the conference-visits the missions-his excur-
sion along the coast.-A sloop of war arrives to examine
the settlement-the Captain's report.-Jens Haven's voy-
age to the north-interesting occurrences.-Layritz leaves
Nain-his concluding address.-The Brethren propose
new settlements-disastrous voyage in search of a situa-
tion.-Liesbisch appointed superintendent.-An Ange-
kok baptized-his address to the natives.-Jens Haven
commences a new station at Okkak-received joyfully by
the natives-six Esquimaux baptized-proceedings at
Nain. Missionary accompanies the Esquimaux to a
rein-deer hunt.-Third settlement-Hopedale founded.
-Remarkable preservation of the Missionaries.
CHAPTER IV.-pages 143-188.
Esquimaux visit the English settlements-pernicious
consequences dreadful accident_famine_unexpected
supply of food and skins. Emigration from Okkak—
missionaries' care of the wanderers who return disap-
pointed. Terrible tales from the south. Inquirers
separated from the heathen.-Popish priest attempts to
seduce the converts.-Brother Rose inspects Hopedale.
Karpik the sorcerer. Peter's fall.-Visits to the south
renewed.-Parting address of the brethren.-Epidemic.
-Death of Daniel-of Esther.-Conversion and
peaceful end of Tuglavina.-Last days of Mikak.-
Indians come to Hopedale.-Rose's remarks on the
internal state of the missions Instances of the power
of grace among the Esquimaux-striking observation of
one of the baptized. Jonathan's letter to the Green-
landers —Affecting confession of Solomon.-Conduct of
a young woman sought in marriage by a heathen.-
State of the settlements at the close of the century.-Pros-
pects begin to brighten. Remarkable phenomenon.—
Avocations of the missionaries—their trials-preserva-
tion of their vessels-of their settlements their brotherly
CHAPTER V.-pages 189-225.
Variable appearances of the mission at Nain and Ok.
kak-more favourable at Hopedale.-Death of Benjamin
-Spirit of love among the converted.-Happy commun-
ion and close of the year.-Providential escape of the Re-
solution. New epoch in Labrador.-A remarkable awa-
kening commences at Hopedale meetings-schools.-
Letter from a converted Esquimaux to his teacher.—In-
dustry of the awakened. Declension of religion at Nain
and Okkak.-State of the children at Hopedale.-Pro-
gress of the adults in knowledge, love, and zeal_instances.
-Striking conversion of two young Esquimaux, its effects
upon their countrymen.-Awakening spreads to Nain
and to Okkak.-Zeal of the converts towards the heathen
rouses backsliders.Behaviour of the awakened in sick-
ness, and the prospect of death.-Remarkable accessions
from the heathen.-The son of a sorcerer.
CHAPTER V1.-pages 226-256.
Mutual affection of the Christian Esquimaux and
Greenlanders their correspondence-letter from Timo-
thy, a baptized Greenlander.-Delight of the Esqui-
maux in religious exercises.Order of the congregations