Delaware materials, Peter Stephen Du Ponceau letters, 1816-1822, to John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder
Subject: Linguistics | Iroquoian languages | Algonquian languages | Social life and customs | Moravians | Missions
Extent: 2 reels
Description: These are eighteen letters that mostly concern Indian linguistics. Topics include Heckewelder's writings on the Indians; question of whether or not any of the Delaware can pronounce the letter "r"; and Zeisberger's Onondaga grammar and dictionary. From originals in possession of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
Collection: Peter Stephen Du Ponceau letters, 1816-1822, to John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder Mss.Film.1162