Comanche materials, John L. (John Lawrence) LeConte papers

Comanche includes: Nʉmʉnʉʉ
July 20, 1846
Haldeman, Samuel Stehman, 1812-1880
Botany | Linguistics | Orthography and spelling
2 pages
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.
John L. (John Lawrence) LeConte papers Mss.B.L493