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Cherokee Phoenix and Indians' Advocate
Wednesday, December 3, 1829
Vol. II, no. 34
Page 2, col. 1c

We published in our 31st number, a communication in Cherokee, which we ought to have noticed ere this.  It is addressed by George Lowrey, Esq. assistant principal Chief, in behalf of some of the citizens, to the Christian people of the nation, recommending the 1st day of January to be observed as a day of fasting and prayer.- The peculiar situation of the nation renders the observance of such a day necessary and highly important.  The opportunity, no doubt, will be eagerly seized by those who feel that help in this interesting crisis must come from above.  We have before taken occasion to lay the  subject before our readers at a distance, & we would now at this time ask, will not our Christian friends abroad meet at the time appointed & pray for the Cherokees?  We hope they will.  The day will generally, if not universally, be observed by the religious people of the nation.