Choctaw materials, Samuel George Morton Papers

Choctaw includes: Chahta
December 16, 1832
Pitcher, Zina, 1797-1872
Grave robbing | Human remains | Migrations | Phrenology | Anthropometry
3 pages
Letter discussing grave robbing of Indigenous ancestors' remains. Pitcher gives route for Mr. Conrad (conchologist) to go west, tells of migration of Choctaws, road, and explorations for land for them. Has a Creek skeleton he will send when the river gets high enough.
Samuel George Morton Papers Mss.B.M843