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Date: November 25, 1818; August 6, 1818
Contributor: Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821 | Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844 | Heckewelder, John Gottlieb Ernestus, 1743-1823
Extent: 2 letters
Description: Concerning Indian publications forthcoming from the Historical and Literary Committee. Won't support the ten lost tribes theory of Elias Boudinot. Suppositions on the origin of the Indians. Concerning his publication. Du Ponceau has had the three grammars and dictionary bound. Regarding Moravian acceptance of ten-lost-tribes theory. Sends from Pyrlaeus' papers a vocabulary of South America "Pockische Sprache."
Collection: John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder letters to Peter Stephen Du Ponceau (Mss.497.3 H35o)