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Jotham Meeker to Rev. Crosby

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Creator: Meeker, Jotham, 1804-1855

Date: January 10, 1834

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Jotham Meeker Papers Coll. #439, Box 1, 1833-34 Correspondence Folder

Unit ID: 210068

Summary: In this letter to Rev. Crosby, of the Baptist Board of Foreign Missions, missionary Jotham Meeker expressed his interest in bringing the Christian gospel to the Ottawa Indians. Meeker was currently stationed at the Shawnee Baptist Mission in Indian Territory (today part of northeast Kansas). He was particularly concerned about their opposition to missionaries. Meeker also wrote about the influx of Indian tribes who were embracing agriculture.

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Title (Main title): Jotham Meeker to Rev. Crosby


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