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house was ornamented with , flowers , evergreens , pictures / and statues , with appropriate mottoeson every spot . Pier
bedchamber—fur-, nished with the same old chairs , couch , bed , even to the sheets and pillowcasesas at the period of her birth—was adorned with appropriate
, emblems and mottoes . One small room was sacred to her friends in the spirit land—and portraitswreathsor vases of flowers , pressed
leaves of grasses , and mottoes , with affectionate , sentiments , told the story of loving remembrance . A ring of gold was presented from
the managers of the Hospital for "Women and Children . In the evening there was tea , dancing , and reading of correspondence . Miss
Harriejb Hosmer , the sculptor , was present .
130 Facts And Scraps.
130 FACTS AND SCRAPS .
An Indian Envoy To England. We Read In T...
AN INDIAN ENVOY TO ENGLAND . We read in the New York Courier for the month of May— " A
few days since , a lone daughter of the forest , Nah-nee-bahwe-qua , which in English means an upright womanhighly gifted by nature
and improved by a liberal education , arrived , here on her way to England , on a mission to the Queen of Great Britain , to appear in
person before Her Majesty , and state the sufferings of her people . Her people are the Ojibwasresiding within the boundaries of the
, province of Upper Canada ; they number about one thousand souls , and occupy three little villages . Their home is at Owen's Sound , on
the northern shore of Lake Huron . These _peojDle have embraced Christianity , have become civilized , have devoted their lives to labor ,
have good farms well cultivated , good houses and pleasajat homes . These pleasant homes are about being taken from , them by the
ruthless hand of power , and these poor Ojibwas are to be cLriven into the wildernessupon a barren wasteto sufferto starveto die .
Nahnee-bahwe-qua , , on Sabbath last , attended , , Friends' , meeting , and there offered up a fervent prayerafter which she addressed the
, meeting , and the recital of the sufferings of her people brought tears in the eyes of Friends . She is a member of the Methodist Church ,
and has with her the credentials of her membership and good standingtogether with a letter of authoritysigned by the chiefs of her
nation , , to appear as their representative , to the Queen . It is to be hoped that the Society of Friends in England will interest
themselves with the Queen in behalf of the suffering Ojibwas . " We quote from The Frienda Quaker newspaperthe following
, , particulars : —" That she is the wife of William _Siitton , of Owen Sound , Upper Canada , an Englishman , that she is herself a full-blood
Indian , of the Ojibway tribe , who inhabit the shores of Lake Huron , the niece and adopted daughter of the late Peter Jonesthe converted
Indian chief , who was so eminently useful as a missionary , , and who visited this country about twenty years since . Bearing with her the
vellum of her pedigree , a tawny skin / of _jDleasing aspect , and most gentle manners , refined by Christianity , and gifted with the simple
eloquence of nature , she was chosen at a general Indian council ,
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Oct. 1, 1860, page 130, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01101860/page/58/