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16 PREFACE TO VOL. XXXIII

remarkable holiness even

might

the most holy Religious

without sin envy." An account is given of

the extent of the mission work, and the manner in

which it is conducted. It has every prospect of suc-

In one

cess, were it not for the raids of the Iroquois.

of these (occurring in July, 1648), they take by storm

the mission village of St. Joseph, which they burn

down; and Father Antoine Daniel is slain by the

enemy, while encouraging his flock,— the first martyr

in that mission. His virtues and piety receive a

warm eulogy, and mention is made of several

instances in which his spirit has, since his death,

appeared to the other Fathers. In conclusion, those

engaged in this mission live in peace, industry, and

the practice of holiness.

Madison, Wis., October, 1898.

R. G. T.

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