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Baierlein, Eduard Raimund

(April 29, 1819–October 12, 1901). B. Sierakowski, Posen, Poland; d. Ger.; arrived Frankenmuth, Michigan, as miss. to Chippewa June 10, 1847; worked among Chippewa (Station Bethany, St. Louis, Michigan) 1847–53; left Bethany and became miss. to India in service of Leipzig* Ev. Luth. Miss.; arrived Madras, India, December 17, 1853; worked at Sadras, Cuddalore, and Tranquebar; discontinued because of poor health 1886. Works include Im Urwalde: Bei den roten Indianern; Nach und aus Indien; Die Ev.-Luth. Mission in Ostindien. See also Miessler, Ernst Gustav Hermann.

W. P. Schoenfuhs, “Eduard Raimund Baierlein: Lutheran Missionary to the Indians in America and Asia,” CHIQ, 954–55), 133–141, 145–162; XXVIII (1955–56), 1–26.

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