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John Eliot's Indian Grammar
Rosenbach Museum & Library
John Eliot,
The Indian Grammar Begun...

Cambridge, Mass.: Marmaduke Johnson, 1666.

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The title page suggests Puritan desires to bring native cultures themselves under "Rules." But Eliot's Grammar, an incomplete work, suggests the difficulty of this process, at least in linguistic terms.

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