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The Alaskan pathfinder; the story of Sheldon Jackson,

Author: John T Faris
Publisher: New York, Chicago Fleming H. Revell Co. [©1926]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jackson was a Presbyterian minister to New Mexico. In 1877 he went to Alaska and worked for the Eskimos. He procured reindeer from Siberia to supply meat, began the Alaska school system, preached to the Eskimos, and publicized Alaska to the nation.
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Named Person: Sheldon Jackson; Sheldon Jackson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John T Faris
OCLC Number: 4098154
Description: 2 preliminary leaves, 3-221 pages frontispiece (portrait) plates 20 cm
Contents: Sheldon Jackson, the boy --
West to which Sheldon Jackson went --
Winter among the Indians --
Ten years as a "beginner" --
Pioneer on the trail --
Bishop of all outdoors --
In the land of Montezuma --
Perils among the Indians --
New fields to conquer --
How the way was opened --
In an Indian canoe --
Officer of the government --
Within the Arctic Circle --
Seven years' fight --
In northern waters --
Romance of the reindeer --
Bargaining with Siberian herders --
Success in spite of the difficulties --
To the rescue --
Little missionary delegate from Alaska --
Like a majestic liner --
Secrets of Jackson's achievements.
Responsibility: by John T. Faris ... with introduction by John A. Marquis.

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Jackson was a Presbyterian minister to New Mexico. In 1877 he went to Alaska and worked for the Eskimos. He procured reindeer from Siberia to supply meat, began the Alaska school system, preached to the Eskimos, and publicized Alaska to the nation.

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