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MISSIONARY TO THE TUSCARORA INDIANS
COMPRISING A HISTORY
ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OF MISSIONARY OPERATIONS
SHAFTSBURY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION,
UP TO THE TIME
OF MR. COVELL'S DECEASE IN 1806.
REV. ALANSON L. COVÈLL,
SON OF THE FORMER, AND LATE
Eutered:aecording to act of Congress, in the year 1839,
BY MRS. D. C. BROWN, In the Clerk's: Office of the District Court of Vermont
From the Rev. Abijah Peck.
It will doubtless be noticed by the reader, that the analysis of sermons, mentioned in the Table of Contents to the 1st volume, is not found in the body of the work. The reason is, that a part of the manuscript was lost at the house of a friend where many were examining it, and the loss was not ascertained until too late to strike out the item from the table. There are also some few verbal errors in the work, and some few omissions of quotation marks; but it is hoped and believed these few inaccuracies will be perceived and corrected by the reader
your 110verenu rainer and Brother, with both of whom I had the pleasure of a somewhat intimate acquaintance, more so with the senior. In all my extensive acquaintance with ministers, for 40 years, I can truly say there was not one, in my humble opinion, so richly endowed and highly gifted, so entirely consecrated, so uniformly and unaffectedly humble and pious, or more useful than this dear man of God. His son Alanson evidently seems to have caught the falling mantle of his father. I say less of the son than of the father, (though my feeble testimony is not needed in favor of either,) because there are abundantly more of