Ojibwe materials, John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder letters to Peter Stephen Du Ponceau 

Anishinaabe | Ojibwe | Mohican
Alternate forms: Ojibwa | Ojibway | Chippewa
Language(s): English
Date: 1819-1821
Subject: Linguistics
Type: Text
Extent: 3 letters
Description: Concerning the printing and distribution of his Dencke was retired from Upper Canada for drinking; Heckewelder can't ask him to do a grammar of the Chippewa using Zeisberger as a model. Discusses Indian vocabularies being collected by Du Ponceau. Sends vocabulary compiled from Carver (C) and Samuel White (S), a Nanticoke. Heckewelder has little knowledge of the Mahicanni [Mohican]; suggests missionary, Sargeant.
John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder letters to Peter Stephen Du Ponceau  (Mss.497.3 H35o)