Correspondence, Violetta Delafield-Benjamin Smith Barton Collection

Onondaga includes: Onöñda'gega'
Meskwaki includes: Mesquakie, Musquakie, Sac, Sauk, Fox, Sac-and-Fox
Lenape includes: Lenni-Lenape, Delaware
English | Cherokee | Delaware | Onondaga
Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815 | McAtee, William L.
Botany | Health | Linguistics | Religion | Rites and ceremonies | Zoology
Correspondence | Vocabularies
107 pages
These letters authored by Benjamin Barton Smith to various correspondents discuss Indian vocabulary words for birds, earthquakes, and animals of their domestic economy. Smith solicits information about Indian beliefs about health, nursing, menstration, animal sacrifice, Indian Bible, origins of Indian tribes, white race, Orthography and spelling, chief's political power, and comparative linguistic analysis between Indian and Asiatic languages.
Violetta Delafield-Benjamin Smith Barton Collection Mss.B.B284d