Comanche materials, John L. (John Lawrence) LeConte papers
Date: July 20, 1846
Contributor: Haldeman, Samuel Stehman, 1812-1880
Extent: 2 pages
Description: Letter to John L. Le Conte. Author has been to Washington studying Comanche and southwest Indian phonology, now has collected thirteen specimens of Indian languages, and made a talking machine that produces sounds. Also references Leidy and botany.
Collection: John L. (John Lawrence) LeConte papers Mss.B.L493