Nanticoke materials, American Philosophical Society Archives

Nanticoke | Wyandot
Alternate forms: Huron | Wendat
Language(s): English
Date: 1818-1893
Subject: Linguistics
Type: Text
Extent: 4 items
Description: Correspondence relating to Nanticoke materials at the American Philosophical Society. Includes Du Ponceau to Thomas Jefferson, suggesting that Nanticoke is a variant of Delaware; Du Ponceau to John Vaughan, mentioning the return of Nanticoke, Huron, and vocabularies of 7 languages compared by Heckewelder; R. S. Streeter of the Maryland Historical Society wants a copy of the American Philosophical Society's Nanticoke vocabulary, or copy of folio volume of Vocabularies; and John Sergeant Price to to Henry Phillips regarding A. H. Smyth's resolution [to have Daniel G. Brinton prepare Jefferson's Nanticoke vocabulary for publication].
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