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Extent: 1 volume, 20 p.
Description: This bound volume includes approximately twenty pages of Abenaki words and their English translations compiled by Emma Gardiner of Gardiner, Maine in 1821. Although the origins of this document are not clear, it is possible that Gardiner worked with Abenaki Indians to compile this list. The document contains the annotations and other notes of Peter Du Ponceau.
Collection: Penobscot Indian vocabulary (Mss.497.3.G16)
Extent: 2 items
Description: Letters regarding Penobscot language materials at the American Philosophical Society. First item is Du Ponceau to Johann S. Vater requesting publications from Germany concerning Indian languages and mentioning his own manuscript vocabularies, including the Penobscot. Second item is Emma (Tudor) Hallowell Gardiner to William Tudor, transmitting her Penobscot vocabulary, transcribed according to Pickering's orthography, excepting marking to show duplication of l, m, and n.
Collection: American Philosophical Society Archives (APS.Archives)