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Gideon Hawley missionary journals, 1753-1806.

 Collection
Identifier: MS1237
Abstract Rev. Gideon Hawley was born at Stratfield (Bridgeport), Connecticut. Hawley graduated from Yale College in 1749 and was licensed to preach by the Fairfield East Association May 1750. Hawley accepted a position from the Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Indians to establish a mission among the Six Nations on the Susquehanna in 1954. In 1757 Hawley was sent on a temporary mission to the Mashpee and following a formal request by the Mashpee Hawley took up a permanent post among them on...
Dates: 1753-1806

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  • Names: Hawley, Gideon, 1727-1807 X