The Eel-River appears to be one of the
which run into the Wabash. It seems to rise
in the neighbourhood of Fort-Wayne
the river, or rivers of that name. The place of
as occupying the neighborhood of the Ohio.
nested with Eel-River.
350 miles from Baltimore
deal more by any practicable road.
Humanity may venture to rejoice at these at-
tempts. Though, as was observed in the former
account, not on a grand scale, they are attended
with considerable expence; and a labour, not
easily appreciated by the inhabitants of highly
cultivated and civilized countries. But, to adopt
a metaphor from the work, they are attempts
to cultivate the large, and inexhaustible field
of Christian benevolence: for no less is every
extension of brotherly kindness to our fellow-
men, which springs from Christian principles.